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Related / Similar Words: approximately, about, close to, just about, some, roughly, more or less, or so, round

 

Definition:
  • (of quantities) imprecise but fairly close to correct; "lasted approximately an hour"; "in just about a minute"; "he''s about 30 years old"; "I''ve had about all I can stand"; "we meet about once a month"; "some forty people came"; "weighs around a hundre;
  • in circumference; "the trunk is ten feet around"; "the pond is two miles around";
  • in the area or vicinity; "a few spectators standing about"; "hanging around"; "waited around for the next flight";
  • from beginning to end; throughout; "It rains all year round on Skye"; "frigid weather the year around";
  • by a circular or circuitous route; "He came all the way around the base"; "the road goes around the pond";
  • in a circle or circular motion; "The wheels are spinning around";
  • all around or on all sides; "dirty clothes lying around (or about)"; "let''s look about for help"; "There were trees growing all around"; "she looked around her";
  • to a particular destination either specified or understood; "she came around to see me"; "I invited them around for supper";
  • in or to a reversed position or direction; "about face"; "brought the ship about"; "suddenly she turned around";
  • to or among many different places or in no particular direction; "wandering about with no place to go"; "people were rushing about"; "news gets around (or about)"; "traveled around in Asia"; "he needs advice from someone who''s been around"; "she sleeps a;

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