Definition for Around

around, prep. [see round, prep.] (webplay: all, brows, encircling, every, round, side, town, travel).

  1. In orbit with; moving in a circular path in relation to.
  2. About; close to; near to; next to; in the area of; in the vicinity of.
  3. Girding; constricting; in contact with by encircling.
  4. To the side of; not going through but rather on the edge of.
  5. In a path above; moving over; going from place to place in.
  6. On the other side of.
  7. Among; surrounding; enveloping; on all sides of.
  8. Embracing; enclosing; encompassing; encircling; [fig.] possessing; claiming; containing.

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