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around

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of around

  1. having being at the present time she's generally regarded as one of the most talented singers around Synonyms of around alive, extant, existent, existing, livingWords Related to around active, busy, flourishing, functioning, operating, workingNear Antonyms of around defunct, destroyed, exterminated, kaput (also kaputt); departed, gone, lost; nonexistent; idle, inactive, inertAntonyms of around dead, extinct, nonextant


around

adverb

Synonyms and Antonyms of around

  1. 1 on all sides or in every direction he looked around butterflies were flying all around Synonyms of around about, round Words Related to around all over, everyplace, everywhere; abroad, afloat, hereabouts (or hereabout)

  2. 2 toward the opposite direction she turned around and saw him Synonyms of around about, back, backward (or backwards), round Words Related to around behind, down, downward (or downwards), rearward (also rearwards); obversely, reversely; across, athwart, counter, counterclockwise, widdershins (also withershins) Near Antonyms of around clockwise, deasil

  3. 3 at, within, or to a short distance or time our dog usually stays around our yard he'll be getting in around 6:00 Synonyms of around near, by, close, hard, in, nearby, nighWords Related to around hereabouts (or hereabout), hereaway (or hereaways) [dialect], thereabouts (also thereabout); along, alongside; accessibly, conveniently, handily

  4. 4 from beginning to end a team that plays all year around Synonyms of around through, over, round, throughout

  5. 5 close to but not exactly there's around a hundred books still left to be packed in boxes Synonyms of around about, approximately, like, more or less, much, near, plus or minus, roughly, say, someWords Related to around generally, kind of, loosely; nearly, nominally, practically, virtually, well-nighNear Antonyms of around due, even, just, sharp, smack-dab, squarelyAntonyms of around exactly, precisely

  6. 6 in one place and another while typewriters can still be seen around, they are no longer the common office fixtures they once were Synonyms of around about, here and there, passimWords Related to around all over, everyplace, everywhere, far and wide, high and low, right and left, throughout, ubiquitouslyNear Antonyms of around nowhere


around

preposition

Synonyms and Antonyms of around

  1. 1 close to I wouldn't stand around those rocks—there could be snakes under them Synonyms of around about, by, near, next to, nigh Words Related to around alongside, beside; across, along, at; circa; toward (or towards) Phrases next door to

  2. 2 in random positions within the boundaries of huge, strangely shaped rocks were scattered around the canyon floor Synonyms of around about, across, over, round, through, throughout Words Related to around on



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