Student Thesaurus

2 entries found for about.
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Entry Word: about
Function: adverb
Text: 1 on all sides or in every direction <people standing about waiting for a sales clerk to assist them> -- see AROUND 1
2 toward the opposite direction <turned about and saw the dog following him> -- see AROUND 2
3 very close to but not completely <about as many boys as girls signed up for home economics> -- see ALMOST