Synonyms Of about
Definition Of about
(used with a number or quantity) approximately.
reduced by about 5 percent
on the subject of; concerning.
I was thinking about you
used to express location in a particular place.
there was a lot of flu about
used to indicate movement in an area.
men were floundering about
used to indicate movement within a particular area.
she looked about the room
Example Of about
'Can I speak to you?' 'What about?'
A small space was fenced off so that the lion could move about , unhindered.
an article about yellow fever
be careful what you're about!
But what caused the cancer in the first place, and what can we do about it?