Example Sentences

turn about is fair play

wandering about with no place to go

about face

dirty clothes lying around (or about)

a few spectators standing about

Last night's bill was about twenty dollars.

Definitions

adjective

on the move

Synonyms: astir

adverb

in rotation or succession

adverb

used of movement to or among many different places or in no particular direction

Synonyms: around

adverb

in or to a reversed position or direction

Synonyms: around

adverb

all around or on all sides

Synonyms: around

adverb

in the area or vicinity

Synonyms: around

adverb

imprecise quantities but fairly close to correct

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

adverb

(of actions or states) slightly short of or not quite accomplished

Synonyms: most, almost, nearly, near, nigh, well-nigh

Other words

brick over, degree, estate, fondly, formal logic, fret, future perfect tense, germ tube, luxate, moneran, orphrey, pharos, ruddy, Slav, solemness, sound law, spotted crake, trumpet vine, violated, wave angle