About Meaning

There are 7 meaning(s) for word About

About Meaning 1 : used of movement to or among many different places or in no particular direction

    Example : wandering about with no place to go,people were rushing about,news gets around (or about)

    Synonyms : around
About Meaning 2 : in or to a reversed position or direction

    Example : about face

    Synonyms : around
About Meaning 3 : in the area or vicinity

    Example : a few spectators standing about

    Synonyms : around
About Meaning 4 : all around or on all sides

    Example : dirty clothes lying around (or about),let's look about for help

    Synonyms : around
About Meaning 5 : (of actions or states) slightly short of or not quite accomplished; all but

    Example : the job is (just) about done

    Synonyms : almost,  most,  near,  nearly,  nigh,  virtually,  well-nigh
About Meaning 6 : on the move

    Example : up and about

    Synonyms : astir
About Meaning 7 : (of quantities) imprecise but fairly close to correct

    Example : in just about a minute,he's about 30 years old,I've had about all I can stand,we meet about once a month

    Synonyms : approximately,  around,  close to,  just about,  more or less,  or so,  roughly,  some