Antonyms
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1. around

adverb. ['ɝˈaʊnd, ɝˈaʊn'] in the area or vicinity.

Antonyms

  • ordinary

Etymology

  • around (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Around

  • abbottstown
  • abbotstown
  • run-down
  • mcquown
  • facedown
  • downtown
  • uptown
  • renown
  • mcgown
  • mccown
  • mccoun
  • frown
  • drown
  • crowne
  • crown
  • clown
  • browne
  • brown
  • towne
  • town
  • shoun
  • noun
  • lown
  • gown
  • downe
  • down

How do you spell around? Is it arround ?

A common misspelling of around is arround

Example sentences of the word around


1. Particle
If you are willing to look around, you should always find work.

2. Preposition or subordinating conjunction
When you feel pain, you may want to lash out at the people around you.

Quotes containing the word around


1. Success makes so many people hate you. I wish it wasn't that way. It would be wonderful to enjoy success without seeing envy in the eyes of those around you.
- Marilyn Monroe

2. I accepted the face that as much as I want to lead others, and love to be around other people, in some essential way, I am something of a loner.
- Arthur Ashe

3. I feel blessed to be here representing our country and carrying out th research of scientists around the world... I hope you could feel the positive energy that beamed to the whole planet as we glided over.
- Laurel Clark

2. year-around

adjective. operating or continuing throughout the year.

Antonyms

  • worker

3. all-around

adjective. many-sided.

Synonyms

  • all-round
  • well-rounded

Antonyms

  • specific
  • incomplete
  • narrow

Etymology

  • all- (English)
  • all- (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • around (English)
  • around (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. go-around

noun. an approach that fails and gives way to another attempt.

Synonyms

  • wave-off
  • landing approach

Antonyms

  • hit

5. ring-around-a-rosy

noun. a children's game in which the players dance around in a circle and at a given signal all squat.

Synonyms

  • ring-around-the-rosy
  • game

Antonyms

  • away game
  • home game
  • cowardly

6. around

adverb. ['ɝˈaʊnd, ɝˈaʊn'] used of movement to or among many different places or in no particular direction.

Antonyms

  • reduce

Etymology

  • around (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. around

adverb. ['ɝˈaʊnd, ɝˈaʊn'] (of quantities) imprecise but fairly close to correct.

Synonyms

  • or so
  • just about
  • more or less
  • roughly
  • about
  • some
  • close to

Antonyms

  • all
  • no
  • few
  • many

Etymology

  • around (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. around

adverb. ['ɝˈaʊnd, ɝˈaʊn'] in or to a reversed position or direction.

Antonyms

  • stay in place

Etymology

  • around (Middle English (1100-1500))

9. around

adverb. ['ɝˈaʊnd, ɝˈaʊn'] all around or on all sides.

Antonyms

  • top

Etymology

  • around (Middle English (1100-1500))

10. around

adverb. ['ɝˈaʊnd, ɝˈaʊn'] from beginning to end; throughout.

Antonyms

  • angular

Etymology

  • around (Middle English (1100-1500))
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