around

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/əˈraʊnd/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/əˈraʊnd/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(ə round)



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Sense: Adverb: in circumference
Synonyms:
in circumference, in size, in extent, in measure, in dimension
Sense: Adverb: approximately
Synonyms:
approximately , about (UK), close to, roughly , more or less, round about (UK), something like, somewhere in the neighborhood of (US), somewhere in the region of (UK), in the neighborhood of (US), in the region of (UK), almost , nearly , nigh on, or thereabouts (informal)
Sense: Adverb: all over
Synonyms:
all around, all over, everywhere , everyplace, about , round , in this area, in this vicinity, in every direction, throughout , here and there, right and left
Sense: Adverb: near
Synonyms:
round (UK), near , near to, close to, close by, nearby , by, in
Sense: Adjective: in existence
Synonyms:
alive , living , in existence, existing , existent, here , here today, on earth
Sense: Adverb: backward
Synonyms:
round (UK), backward , backwards, about , back on yourself, back again, in reverse
Sense: Preposition: surrounding
Synonyms:
surrounding , on all sides of, encompassing, on every side of, in a circle around, all around, all round (UK)

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