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thereabouts

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adverb there·abouts ther-ə-ˈbau̇ts, ˈther-ə-ˌ\

Simple Definition of thereabouts

  • : near or around that place, time, number, amount, etc.

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of thereabouts

  1. 1 :  near that place or time

  2. 2 :  near that number, degree, or quantity <a boy of 18 or thereabouts>

Examples of thereabouts in a sentence

  1. He lives on Maple Street or thereabouts.

  2. It happened in 1977 or thereabouts.

  3. There were 50 people or thereabouts.



Before 12th Century

First Known Use of thereabouts

before 12th century

Variants of thereabouts

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thereabout

play \-ˈbau̇t, -ˌbau̇t\

Rhymes with thereabouts


THEREABOUTS Defined for Kids

thereabouts

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adverb there·abouts ther-ə-ˈbau̇ts\

Definition of thereabouts for Students

  1. 1 :  near that place or time <There was a cabin thereabouts.>

  2. 2 :  near that number, degree, or amount <The temperature reached 100 degrees or thereabouts.>



Variants of thereabouts

also

thereabout

\-ˈbau̇t\

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