What is another word for thereabouts?

Pronunciation: [ðe͡əɹɐbˈa͡ʊts] (IPA)

There are several synonyms for the word "thereabouts" that can be used to convey the idea of "approximately" or "around." Some of these synonyms include "about," "near," "around," "roughly," "approximately," "more or less," "almost," and "nearly." These words can be used in a variety of contexts, such as discussing quantities, measurements, times, distances, or locations. For instance, you might say "The temperature was thereabouts 75 degrees Fahrenheit" or "The store is located thereabouts two miles from here." Using synonyms like these can add variety and nuance to your language, helping you to express ideas more precisely and effectively.

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What are the hypernyms for Thereabouts?

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

What are the opposite words for thereabouts?

The word "thereabouts" is typically used to indicate an approximation or an estimate of a quantity or value. Some antonyms for "thereabouts" include words that convey precise information, such as exact, precise, accurate, specific, and definite. Other antonyms might suggest a significantly different amount, such as far-off, widely divergent, or drastically different. In terms of location or position, antonyms for thereabouts might include words such as far away, remote, distant, or removed. The context in which "thereabouts" is used will affect the most appropriate antonym to use.

What are the antonyms for Thereabouts?

Usage examples for Thereabouts

John Douglas, after patient judgment of the matter, arrived at the conclusion that it was far from just and fitting that he should have the exclusive use of this money, so he lent 7000 pounds, or thereabouts, to his two younger brothers, who forthwith took it, and, unhappily, themselves also, to the bottom of the sea, in a vessel which, recklessly, they had not insured.
"The Beautiful Wretch; The Pupil of Aurelius; and The Four Macnicols"
William Black
"Over to France, to the port of Grisnez or thereabouts," answered a man who was walking the forecastle with his hands in his pockets.
"Paddy Finn"
W. H. G. Kingston
Fifty a week or thereabouts will come in handy for the present.
"Garrison's Finish A Romance of the Race-Course"
W. B. M. Ferguson

Famous quotes with Thereabouts

  • At the age of eleven or thereabouts women acquire a poise and an ability to handle difficult situations which a man, if he is lucky, manages to achieve somewhere in the later seventies.
    P. G. Wodehouse
  • The most prolific period of pessimism comes at twenty-one or thereabouts, when the first attempt is made to translate dreams into reality.
    Heywood Broun
  • At the age of thirty, or thereabouts, this young Nobleman had not only had every experience that life has to offer, but had seen the worthlessness of them all.Two things alone remained to him in which he now put any trust: dogs and nature; an elk-hound and a rose bush. The world, in all its variety, life in all its complexity, had shrunk to that. Dogs and a bush were the whole of it.
    Virginia Woolf
  • I remember an old proverb. It says that youth thinks itself wise just as drunk men think themselves sober. Youth is not wise! Youth knows nothing about life! Youth knows nothing about anything except for massive cliches which for the most part through the media of pop songs are just foisted on them by middle-age entrepreneurs and exploiters who should know better. When we start thinking that pop music is close to God, then we'll think pop music is aesthetically better than it is. And it's only the aesthetic value of pop music that we're really concerned. I mean the only way we can judge Wagner or Beethoven or any other composer is aesthetically. We don't regard Wagner or Beethoven nor Shakespeare or Milton as great teachers. When we start claiming for Lennon or McCartney or Maharishi or any other of these pop prophets the ability to transport us to a region where God becomes manifest then I see red. We're satisfied with our little long playing record, ten pop numbers or thereabouts a side. This is great art, we've been told this by the great pundits of our age. And in consequence why should we bother to learn? There's nothing more delightful than to be told: "You don't have to learn, my boy. There's nothing in it. Modern art? There's nothing in it." When you're told these things you sit down with a sigh of relief: "Thank God I don't have to learn, I don't have to travel, I don't have to exert myself in the slightest. I am what I am. Youth is youth. Pop is pop. There's no need to progress. There's no need to do anything. Let us sit down, smoke our marijuana (an admirable thing in itself but not the end of anything), let us listen to our records and life has become a single moment. And the single moment is eternity. We're with God. Finis!
    Anthony Burgess
  • In the past the mood of the comic postcard could enter into the central stream of literature, and jokes barely different from McGill's could casually be uttered between the murders in Shakespeare's tragedies. That is no longer possible, and a whole category of humour, integral to our literature till 1800 or thereabouts, has dwindled down to these ill-drawn postcards, leading a barely legal existence in cheap stationers' windows. The corner of the human heart that they speak for might easily manifest itself in worse forms, and I for one should be sorry to see them vanish.
    Donald McGill

Related words: approximately, approximately how many, what is roughly, approximately how much, roundabout, nearly

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