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Synonyms for around
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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. around

    Synonyms:
    about, environing, encircling

    Antonyms:
    within, amid, among

Princeton's WordNet

  1. about, aroundadverb

    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, close to, round

  2. aroundadverb

    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, aroundadverb

    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, close to, round

  4. aroundadverb

    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 soadverb

    (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, close to, round

  6. about, aroundadverb

    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, close to, round

  7. aroundadverb

    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, aroundadverb

    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, close to, round

  9. aroundadverb

    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, aroundadverb

    from beginning to end; throughout

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

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

Editors Contribution

  1. among

    the fruity pebbles were scattered "among the dock" could also be pronounced as "around the dock"

    the fruity pebbles were scattered around the dock.

    Submitted by michellemillersd on February 11, 2021  
  2. rotate

    going around for a long time

    go a round and around

    Submitted by anonymous on April 2, 2020  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. aroundadjective

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

  2. aroundprep.

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

  3. aroundprep.

    Synonyms:
    all over, in all parts of

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How to use around in a sentence?

  1. Debasish Mridha, M.D.:

    See the light of beauty and love. See the magnificence of life. Enjoy the charm and mystery of creation. Enjoy the little beauties around you. Appreciate every little thing, every little love, and the blue sky above you.

  2. Jennifer Burt:

    TOI-1231 b is one of the only other planets we know of in a similar size and temperature range, so future observations of this new planet will let us determine just how common( or rare) it is for water clouds to form around these temperate worlds.

  3. Clay Travis:

    Before they pay anybody else, before they pay for all of the facility. Before they pay for anything, they have to get to $14.6 million in advertising revenue just to justify being able to make $100,000 on this show, there are going to be a lot of ESPN employees that watch this show and they’re going to sit around and say: ‘Wait a minute. They fired hundreds of people at this company. How many of them could they have kept and let Michelle Beadle go?’.

  4. Poet Louise Bogan:

    I hope that one or two immortal lyrics will come out of all this tumbling around.

  5. Jessica Brandt:

    For the past year, we've watched China, but also Russia and Iran use a combination of public diplomacy, propaganda and outright disinformation to try to sort of shape narratives around the coronavirus crisis and portray their response to the crisis is superior to that of the United States and other liberal democracies.

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