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adverb as in situated on sides, circumference, or in general area

adverb as in close to a place

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Example Sentences

Have you looked around the American Dental Association website for an explanation of how fluoridation actually works?

Added to drinking water at concentrations of around one part per million, fluoride ions stick to dental plaque.

Then Ziegler tosses the buff LaBeouf around like a rag doll.

In straight relationships with an age gap, words like ‘gold-digger’ and ‘trophy wife’ get thrown around.

Toomey glides around the room like a Brazilian capoeira dancer.

Descending the Alps to the east or south into Piedmont, a new world lies around and before you.

Davy looked around and saw an old man coming toward them across the lawn.

This, however, did not apply to the waters lying directly around the Poloe and Flatland groups.

At present, Louis was too self-absorbed by the struggles within him, to look deep into what was passing around him.

While they were doing this, he assembled the officers around him, and the meaning of our night march was explained to us.


On this page you'll find 39 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to around, such as: about, everywhere, over, all over, any which way, and encompassing.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.