thereabout
adverb see thereabouts

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  • Thereabout — There a*bout , Thereabouts There a*bouts , adv. [The latter spelling is less proper, but more commonly used.] 1. Near that place. [1913 Webster] 2. Near that number, degree, or quantity; nearly; as, ten men, or thereabouts. [1913 Webster] Five or …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • thereabout — [adv] about there almost, approximately, around, close at hand, in the neighborhood, in the vicinity, just about, near, nearby, nearly, roughly; concepts 581,586 …   New thesaurus

  • thereabout — there•a•bout [[t]ˈðɛər əˌbaʊt, ˌðɛər əˈbaʊt[/t]] also there′a•bouts adv. 1) about or near that place or time: last June or thereabout[/ex] 2) about that number, amount, etc.: a dozen or thereabout[/ex] • Etymology: bef. 950 …   From formal English to slang

  • thereabout — /dhair euh bowt , dhair euh bowt /, adv. 1. about or near that place or time: last June or thereabout. 2. about that number, amount, etc. Also, thereabouts. [bef. 950; ME ther aboute, OE thaer abutan. See THERE, ABOUT] * * * …   Universalium

  • thereabout — adverb a) near that place, time or date b) approximately that number Syn: thereabouts …   Wiktionary

  • thereabout — there·a·bout || ðerÉ™ baÊŠts / ðeÉ™r adv. approximate, near that place, nearby …   English contemporary dictionary

  • thereabout — ad.; (also thereabouts) 1. Nearly, about that, somewhere about that. 2. Near that place …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • thereabout — there·about …   English syllables

  • thereabout — About that place …   Black's law dictionary

  • thereabout — adverb 1. near that time or date come at noon or thereabouts • Syn: ↑thereabouts 2. near that place he stayed in London or thereabouts for several weeks • Syn: ↑thereabouts …   Useful english dictionary

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