Translation of cercar in English:


to enclose, v.

transitive verb

  • 1

    (campo/terreno) to enclose
    (terreno/campo) to surround
    (con una valla) to fence in
    las colinas cercaban el valle the hills encircled / enclosed the valley literary
  • 2

    (persona) to surround
    se vio cercado por una banda de delincuentes he found himself surrounded by / hemmed in by a gang of thugs
  • 3

    (ciudad) to besiege
    (ciudad) to encircle
    (enemigo) to surround
    (enemigo) to encircle