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About

Synonyms for about:

Sense 2

past, ahead, through, out, Against, by, conservative, From, quarter, in, up, forward, over.

Sense 3

back, or.

Sense 5

connection.

as to

regard.

concerning

regarding, relation.

position

at.

regarding

Respecting.

up on

on.

active (adjective)

active.

all (adjective)

astir.

concerning (adjective)

regarding.

all (adverb)

around, approximately, or so, close to, roughly, just about, some, more or less.

in an opposite direction (adverb)

back, backward, round, around.

just about (adverb)

just about.

nearly (adverb)

nearly.

almost (adverb)

close to, all but, well-nigh.

back (adverb)

backwards, rearward.

moving (adverb)

astir.

nearly (adverb)

approximately.

Sense 1 (noun)

after, forward, ahead, at, fast, AM, half-hour.

Sense 2 (noun)

backward, back, devoted, rearward, concerned, backwards.

Sense 3 (noun)

conservative, bingo, speculative, What, perhaps, maybe.

Sense 4 (noun)

to and fro, heaving, two-way.

Sense 6 (noun)

along, across, beyond, by, before, apart.

Sense 8 (noun)

in, inside, landlocked, enclosed.

about (noun)

more or less, close to, almost, round, regarding, around, nearly, roughly, approximately, to and fro, on, near, throughout, surrounding, concerning.

about to (noun)

all but.

around (noun)

surrounding.

concerning (noun)

concerning, touching, hereof, on, regarding, Respecting, Of.

concerning, relating to (preposition)

regarding, apropos, touching.

near an amount, quantity (preposition)

approximately, roughly, practically, nearly, almost.

on every side, in every direction (preposition)

through, surrounding, throughout.

respecting (verb)

concerning.

Usage examples for about:

  • Tell me about it, my boy. - "The New Tenant", E. Phillips Oppenheim.
  • He was right about that. - "Our War with Spain for Cuba's Freedom", Trumbull White.
  • If so, you will know all about it. - "Six Women", Victoria Cross.

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accept, argue, arrest, bear, believe, check, claim, clench, clutch, commit.

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