Definition for About

about, prep. [OE onbutan, about, around, on the outside.] (webplay: around, day, easy, everything, face, father's, men, near, place, sides, take, time).

  1. Regarding; concerning; respecting; relating to.
  2. On every side of; concerning the outer appearance of.
  3. Concerned in; doing business regarding.
  4. Around; near in place to; in the area of; surrounding; in a defined area of.
  5. Near in time.

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