Found 4 items, similar to about.
English → Indonesian
English → Indonesian
baru saja, berkenaan, berkisar, di sekitar, dimana-mana, disana-sini, hampir, kesana-sini, kira-kira, mengenai, sekitar, seputar, tentang
English → English
adv 1: (of quantities) imprecise but fairly close to correct;
“lasted approximately an hour”
; “in just about a
; “he's about 30 years old”
; “I've had about
all I can stand”
; “we meet about once a month”
forty people came”
; “weighs around a hundred pounds”
; “holds 3 gallons, more or less”
or so people were at the party”
, just about
, more or less
, or so
2: all around or on all sides; “dirty clothes lying around (or
; “let's look about for help”
; “There were trees
growing all around”
; “she looked around her”
3: in the area or vicinity; “a few spectators standing about”
; “waited around for the next flight”
4: to or among many different places or in no particular
direction; “wandering about with no place to go”
were rushing about”
; “news gets around (or about)”
“traveled around in Asia”
; “he needs advice from someone
who's been around”
; “she sleeps around”
5: in or to a reversed position or direction; “about face”
“brought the ship about”
; “suddenly she turned around”
6: in rotation or succession; “turn about is fair play”
7: (of actions or states) slightly short of or not quite
accomplished; `near' is sometimes used informally for
`nearly' and `most' is sometimes used informally for
`almost'; “the job is (just) about done”
; “the baby was
almost asleep when the alarm sounded”
; “we're almost
; “the car all but ran her down”
; “he nearly
; “talked for nigh onto 2 hours”
; “the recording
is well-nigh perfect”
; “virtually all the parties signed
; “I was near exhausted by the run”
[syn: just about
, all but
adj : on the move; “up and about”
; “the whole town was astir over
English → English
, prep. [OE. aboute, abouten, abuten; AS.
[=a]butan, onbutan; on + butan, which is from be by + utan
outward, from ut out. See But
1. Around; all round; on every side of. “Look about you.”
--Shak. “Bind them about thy neck.”
--Prov. iii. 3.
2. In the immediate neighborhood of; in contiguity or
proximity to; near, as to place; by or on (one's person).
“Have you much money about you?”
3. Over or upon different parts of; through or over in
various directions; here and there in; to and fro in;
Lampoons . . . were handed about the coffeehouses.
Roving still about the world. --Milton.
4. Near; not far from; -- determining approximately time,
size, quantity. “To-morrow, about this time.”
ix. 18. “About my stature.”
He went out about the third hour. --Matt. xx. 3.
Note: This use passes into the adverbial sense.
5. In concern with; engaged in; intent on.
I must be about my Father's business. --Luke ii. 49.
6. Before a verbal noun or an infinitive: On the point or
verge of; going; in act of.
Paul was now aboutto open his mouth. --Acts xviii.
7. Concerning; with regard to; on account of; touching. “To
treat about thy ransom.”
She must have her way about Sarah. --Trollope.
1. On all sides; around.
'Tis time to look about. --Shak.
2. In circuit; circularly; by a circuitous way; around the
outside; as, a mile about, and a third of a mile across.
3. Here and there; around; in one place and another.
Wandering about from house to house. --1 Tim. v.
4. Nearly; approximately; with close correspondence, in
quality, manner, degree, etc.; as, about as cold; about as
high; -- also of quantity, number, time. “There fell . .
. about three thousand men.”
--Exod. xxii. 28.
5. To a reserved position; half round; in the opposite
direction; on the opposite tack; as, to face about; to
turn one's self about.
To bring about
, to cause to take place; to accomplish.
To come about
, to occur; to take place. See under Come
To go about
, To set about
, to undertake; to arrange; to
prepare. “Shall we set about some revels?”
, in every direction around.