Synonyms of around in English:

around


See definition of around

adverb

1‘there were houses scattered around’

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on every side, on all sides, in all directions, throughout, all over, all over the place, everywhere, about, here and there

2‘he turned around to face her’

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in the opposite direction, in the reverse direction, to face the other way, backwards, to the rear

3‘there was no one around’

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nearby, near, about, close by, close, at hand, close at hand, in the vicinity, in the neighbourhood, on the doorstep, within reach, within easy reach, at close range, hard by

accessible, handy, convenient


preposition

1‘the palazzo is built around a courtyard’

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on every side of, on all sides of, about, circling, encircling, surrounding, encompassing, framing

2‘they drove around town’

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all over, about, here and there in, everywhere in, in all parts of, to all parts of

3‘around three miles’

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approximately, about, round about, roughly, in the region of, something like, in the area of, in the neighbourhood of, of the order of, or so, or thereabouts, there or thereabouts, more or less, give or take a few, plus or minus a few

nearly, close to, as near as dammit, not far off, approaching

British getting on for

South African plus-minus

circa

North American informal in the ballpark of