Around

Definition of Around

A`round´
adv.1.In a circle; circularly; on every side; round.
2.In a circuit; here and there within the surrounding space; all about; as, to travel around from town to town.
3.Near; in the neighborhood; as, this man was standing around when the fight took place.
prep.1.On all sides of; encircling; encompassing; so as to make the circuit of; about.
A lambent flame arose, which gently spread
Around his brows.
- Dryden.
2.From one part to another of; at random through; about; on another side of; as, to travel around the country; a house standing around the corner.

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