Student Thesaurus

19 entries found for around. The first 10 are listed below.
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Entry Word: around
Function: adverb
Text: 1 on all sides or in every direction <he looked around> <butterflies were flying all around>
Synonyms about, round
Related Words all over, everyplace, everywhere; abroad, afloat, hereabouts (or hereabout)
2 toward the opposite direction <she turned around and saw him>
Synonyms about, back, round
Related Words backward (or backwards), behind, down, downward, rearward (or rearwards); across, athwart, counter, counterclockwise
3 at, within, or to a short distance or time <stay around the yard while you're playing> <he'll be getting in around 6:00> -- see NEAR 1
4 from beginning to end <a team that plays all year around> -- see THROUGH 1