• About Definition & Synonyms

  1. (prep.) Around; all round; on every side of.
  2. (prep.) In the immediate neighborhood of; in contiguity or proximity to; near, as to place; by or on (ones person).
  3. (prep.) Over or upon different parts of; through or over in various directions; here and there in; to and fro in; throughout.
  4. (prep.) Near; not far from; -- determining approximately time, size, quantity.
  5. (prep.) In concern with; engaged in; intent on.
  6. (prep.) On the point or verge of; going; in act of.
  7. (prep.) Concerning; with regard to; on account of; touching.
  8. (adv.) On all sides; around.
  9. (adv.) In circuit; circularly; by a circuitous way; around the outside; as, a mile about, and a third of a mile across.
  10. (adv.) Here and there; around; in one place and another.
  11. (adv.) Nearly; approximately; with close correspondence, in quality, manner, degree, etc.; as, about as cold; about as high; -- also of quantity, number, time.
  12. (adv.) To a reserved position; half round; in the opposite direction; on the opposite tack; as, to face about; to turn ones self about.

Almost, Approximately, Around, Astir, Most, Near, Nearly, Nigh, Roughly, Some, Virtually, Well-nigh,

• About-sledge Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) The largest hammer used by smiths.