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KK Pronunciation

〔 әˋraUnd 〕


〔 әˊraund 〕

Overview of adv around

The adv around has 10 senses

  • about, around -- (in the area or vicinity; "a few spectators standing about"; "hanging around"; "waited around for the next flight")

  • around -- (by a circular or circuitous route; "He came all the way around the base"; "the road goes around the pond")

  • about, around -- (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")

  • around -- (in a circle or circular motion; "The wheels are spinning around")

  • approximately, about, close to, just about, some, roughly, more or less, around, or so -- ((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")

  • about, around -- (in or to a reversed position or direction; "about face"; "suddenly she turned around")

  • around -- (to a particular destination either specified or understood; "she came around to see me"; "I invited them around for supper")

  • about, around -- (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")

  • around -- (in circumference; "the trunk is ten feet around"; "the pond is two miles around")

  • round, around -- (from beginning to end; throughout; "It rains all year round on Skye"; "frigid weather the year around")