Synonyms for about:
past, ahead, through, out, Against, by, conservative, From, quarter, in, up, forward, over.
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)
close to, all but, well-nigh.
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.
more or less, close to, almost, round, regarding, around, nearly, roughly, approximately, to and fro, on, near, throughout, surrounding, concerning.
about to (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.