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Synonyms for around

surrounding

approximately

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about

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in the opposite direction

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  • in the opposite direction
  • the other way

Synonyms for around

in or toward a former location or condition

toward the back

from one end to the other

having existence or life

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in the area or vicinity

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used of movement to or among many different places or in no particular direction

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(of quantities) imprecise but fairly close to correct

in or to a reversed position or direction

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all around or on all sides

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from beginning to end

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References in classic literature ?
He'll lay around these woods a long time before I hunt him up.
Well, that's mostly because they don't like to go where a man's been murdered, anyway -- but nothing's ever been seen around that house except in the night -- just some blue lights slipping by the windows -- no regular ghosts.
Well, where you see one of them blue lights flicker- ing around, Tom, you can bet there's a ghost mighty close behind it.
But anyway they don't come around in the daytime, so what's the use of our being afeard?
And when, at last, Daylight decided that the horse had had enough, he turned him around abruptly and put him into a gentle canter on the forward track.
But when he turned him around and started forward, Bob proceeded to feign fright at trees, cows, bushes, Wolf, his own shadow--in short, at every ridiculously conceivable object.
And then, after a few make-believe attempts, Bob actually did whirl and caught Daylight napping again and landed him in the old position with clasped arms around the neck.
According to details available, hockey team played in Sultan Azlan Shah Cup in 2013 in Malaysia from March 9th to 16th and Pakistan finished 6th, around Rs 12 million was spent on the tour and each player received Rs 2, 28,000.
Rawalpindi -- The Punjab Government has decided to outsource around 347 primary, middle and High Schools located in Rawalpindi Division.
JIMI HENDRIX (pictured) Signatures - PS800 to PS,1200 Concert Posters - Around PS1,500 Handbills - PS150 to PS300 Programmes - Up to PS50 Tickets - Up to PS50 ROLLING STONES Signatures - Up to PS500 on a page from an autograph book, more on a record, programme or photograph.
Summit Financial Services Group Inc (OTC BB: SFNS) has reported that its net income for the three months ended September 30, 2011 was around USD0.
Saudi Economic Survey 4 C rude oil exports have brought to the Arab hydrocarbon producers nearly $ 3 trillion in current prices over the past 10 years, an average daily in- come of around $ 821 million, accord- ing to their official energy group.
1 : in circumference <The tree is five feet around.
In the dollar division, Brigit Donohue, of Clinton, came in second all around with a 36.
The [windmill] goes around like the [hands] on a [clock]," said [Carla].