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Synonyms for aroundəˈraʊnd

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. about, around(adverb)

    in the area or vicinity

    "a few spectators standing about"; "hanging around"; "waited around for the next flight"

    Synonyms:
    well-nigh, virtually, or so, roughly, just about, some, nigh, most, about, nearly, more or less, almost, near, approximately, around, close to, round

  2. around(adverb)

    by a circular or circuitous route

    "He came all the way around the base"; "the road goes around the pond"

    Synonyms:
    some, round, close to, more or less, about, or so, just about, approximately, roughly

  3. about, around(adverb)

    used of movement 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 around"

    Synonyms:
    well-nigh, virtually, or so, roughly, just about, some, nigh, most, about, nearly, more or less, almost, near, approximately, around, close to, round

  4. around(adverb)

    in a circle or circular motion

    "The wheels are spinning around"

    Synonyms:
    some, round, close to, more or less, about, or so, just about, approximately, roughly

  5. approximately, about, close to, just about, some, roughly, more or less, around, or so(adverb)

    (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 hundred pounds"; "roughly $3,000"; "holds 3 gallons, more or less"; "20 or so people were at the party"

    Synonyms:
    well-nigh, rough, virtually, somewhat, slightly, or so, roughly, just about, some, nigh, most, about, nearly, more or less, almost, near, approximately, around, close to, round

  6. about, around(adverb)

    in or to a reversed position or direction

    "about face"; "suddenly she turned around"

    Synonyms:
    well-nigh, virtually, or so, roughly, just about, some, nigh, most, about, nearly, more or less, almost, near, approximately, around, close to, round

  7. around(adverb)

    to a particular destination either specified or understood

    "she came around to see me"; "I invited them around for supper"

    Synonyms:
    some, round, close to, more or less, about, or so, just about, approximately, roughly

  8. about, around(adverb)

    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"

    Synonyms:
    well-nigh, virtually, or so, roughly, just about, some, nigh, most, about, nearly, more or less, almost, near, approximately, around, close to, round

  9. around(adverb)

    in circumference

    "the trunk is ten feet around"; "the pond is two miles around"

    Synonyms:
    some, round, close to, more or less, about, or so, just about, approximately, roughly

  10. round, around(adverb)

    from beginning to end; throughout

    "It rains all year round on Skye"; "frigid weather the year around"

    Synonyms:
    around, some, round, close to, about, or so, just about, approximately, more or less, roughly

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. around(ad.)

    Synonyms:
    round, on every side, on all sides, in a circle, right and left

  2. around(prep.)

    Synonyms:
    about, round, encircling, encompassing, surrounding, on every side of

  3. around(prep.)

    Synonyms:
    all over, in all parts of


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