about

prep
1. concerning, concerned with, touching, dealing with, regarding, in or with regard to, anent, respecting, with respect to, referring to, with reference to, of; relating to, in relation to, relative to, connected or associated with; engaged in, involved in, busy with.
2. near, nearby, nigh, close by; close to, neighboring, adjacent; in, inside, within; on, upon; with, beside, Brit. anenst.
3. around, surrounding, circumjacent, rounding, encircling, circling, encompassing, circumfluent; enfolding, enwrapping, wrapped around, enveloping.
4. on the verge or brink of, ready to, readying to, prepared to, preparing to, soon to.
5. throughout, all over, in all parts, over, through.
adv
6. approximately, roughly, generally, more or less, or so, all but, nearly, in the neighborhood of, in the vicinity of, close to; virtually, almost, well-nigh, nearing, approaching.
7. nearby, close by, hereabout, not far off.
8. in the reverse or opposite direction, halfway around, 180°, backwards.
9. to and fro, here and there, hither and thither, hither and yon, far and wide, helter-skelter.
10. around, in circumference, perimetrically, peripherally.
adj
11. astir, stirring, up and around; moving, in motion, active.
12. in existence, existing, alive, living; happening, going on, going, in the air, current, prevailing, prevalent, widespread

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