"around" Definition

  1. adv. In a circle; circularly; on every side; round.
  2. adv. In a circuit; here and there within the surrounding space; all about; as, to travel around from town to town.
  3. adv. Near; in the neighborhood; as, this man was standing around when the fight took place.
  4. prep. On all sides of; encircling; encompassing; so as to make the circuit of; about.
  5. prep. From one part to another of; at random through; about; on another side of; as, to travel around the country; a house standing around the corner.

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Position in dictionary: 6361 of 111710 words.
Word Type: adv., adv., adv., prep., prep.,
Words that start with "around": 1
Words that end with "around": 1
Words that contain "around": 1
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English Dictionary Definition of around

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