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Definitions from Wordnet 2.0

  • (of quantities) imprecise but fairly close to correct; "lasted approximately an hour"; "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"; "some forty people came"; "weighs around a hundre
  • in circumference; "the trunk is ten feet around"; "the pond is two miles around"
  • in the area or vicinity; "a few spectators standing about"; "hanging around"; "waited around for the next flight"
  • from beginning to end; throughout; "It rains all year round on Skye"; "frigid weather the year around"
  • by a circular or circuitous route; "He came all the way around the base"; "the road goes around the pond"
  • in a circle or circular motion; "The wheels are spinning around"
  • all around or on all sides; "dirty clothes lying around (or about)"; "let''s look about for help"; "There were trees growing all around"; "she looked around her"
  • to a particular destination either specified or understood; "she came around to see me"; "I invited them around for supper"
  • in or to a reversed position or direction; "about face"; "brought the ship about"; "suddenly she turned around"
  • to or among many different places or in no particular direction; "wandering about with no place to go"; "people were rushing about"; "news gets around (or about)"; "traveled around in Asia"; "he needs advice from someone who''s been around"; "she sleeps a

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Around'

  • Around: Around may refer to: Circa, Latin for "around" Around, a Palestinian film (2006) "Around" (song), a song by Julia van Bergen Around (album), an album
  • What Goes Around... Comes Around: phrase "what goes around comes around", see the Wiktionary entry what goes around comes around. "What Goes Around.../...Comes Around (Interlude)" is a
  • Around the World: Around the World may refer to: Circumnavigation, to navigate a circumference, as around the Earth Around the World (musical), a musical by Cole Porter
  • This Time Around (Michael Jackson song): "This Time Around" is a song by American recording artist and songwriter Michael Jackson that features the vocals from rapper The Notorious B.I.G. The
  • All Around the World Productions: All Around the World (also known as AATW) is a record label from Blackburn, United Kingdom. The label specialises in dance music. It is a subsidiary of
  • Spinning Around: "Spinning Around" is a song recorded by Australian singer Kylie Minogue for her seventh studio album, Light Years (2000). It won the 2000 ARIA Music Award
  • Around the World (TV program): Around the World (formerly known as Newsroom International) was an international news program on CNN/US. The show was anchored by Suzanne Malveaux and
  • Around and Around: see Round and Round (disambiguation) and Round and Around (disambiguation). "Around and Around" is a 1958 rock song written and first recorded by Chuck

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* A cynic is a man who, when he smells flowers, looks around for a coffin. - H.L. Mencken

* You cannot go around and keep score. If you keep score on the good things and the bad things, you'll find out that you're a very miserable person. God gave man the ability to forget, which is one of the greatest attributes you have. Because if you remember everything that's happened to you, you generally remember that which is the most unfortunate. - Hubert Humphrey

* Presidents quickly realize that while a single act might destroy the world they live in, no one single decision can make life suddenly better or can turn history around for good. - Lyndon B. Johnson

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