around[ uh-round ]SEE DEFINITION OF around
Synonyms for around
- all over
- any which way
- in the vicinity
- in this area
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR AROUND
"Thought it might be some of you folks when I saw the car," said Higbee, shaking hands all around.
He led her, unresisting, around to the couch at the other side of the table.
There was good feed all around, but we could not, from the darkness, find any water.
We strive for peace and security, heartened by the changes all around us.
Beneath were the illustrious dead; around were the illustrious living.
Around the corner came Andrew Lanning with his head bowed in thought.
From this position he commanded with his rifle the sweep of hillside all around the cabin.
The boys were listening, their heads bent forward all around her.
You can be lonely in a crowd, and I guess—is there any one around here you like better than me?
At the rear of the house she shook off his arm and preceded him around the building.
RELATED WORDS AND SYNONYMS FOR AROUND
- about to
- all but
- as good as
- bordering on
- close to
- close upon
- for all practical purposes
- for the greatest part
- in effect
- in the neighborhood of
- in the vicinity of
- just about
- near to
- not far from
- not quite
- on the brink of
- on the edge of
- on the point of
- on the verge of
- pretty near
- within sight of