What is another word for thereabout?

Pronunciation: [ðe͡əɹɐbˈa͡ʊt] (IPA)

Thereabout is a term used to refer to a general vicinity or approximate location. Synonyms for thereabout include roughly, approximately, around, nearly, about, more or less, almost, close to, just about, and roundabout. These synonyms can be used interchangeably depending on the context in which they are being used. When used with a specific measurement, such as time or distance, thereabout implies an estimation that is close to the actual value. It can also be used to describe a situation, condition or outcome that is nearly or almost achieved. Using synonyms for thereabout helps to vary language and prevent redundancy in communication.

What are the hypernyms for Thereabout?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

Usage examples for Thereabout

Once or twice I have slapped down a silver dollar or thereabout and have watched the little ball roll round and round a pocket that meant a wagon-load of tainted tin for me; and once in a while I have placed five dollars on a pony of uncertain ability and have watched him go from ninth to second before he blew up.
"At Good Old Siwash"
George Fitch
Agrippa knew of the clock being there and had long watched for an opportunity to get at it, but at other times when he was seen thereabout, Katrina had been at home to keep him at a safe distance.
"The Emperor of Portugallia"
Selma Lagerlof
I was gone upon my hands and knees no more than an hundred fathoms, when I did find the moss-bushes to cease to the Westward, for a great way, and there to be a great bareness of rock, which, in truth, was much shown thereabout.
"The Night Land"
William Hope Hodgson

Famous quotes with Thereabout

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