Meaning of ABOUT in English


I. adverb see: but Date: before 12th century 1. reasonably close to , almost , on the verge of, on all sides ; around , 3. in rotation, around the outside, here and there , in the vicinity ; near , in the opposite direction , II. preposition Date: before 12th century in a circle around ; on every side of ; around , 2. in the immediate neighborhood of ; near , on or near the person of, in the makeup of , at the command of , engaged in , 4. with regard to ; concerning , concerned with, fundamentally concerned with or directed toward , over or in different parts of, III. adjective Date: 1815 moving from place to place, around 2

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