around around  /ə ˈraʊnd/


  1. (adv) in the area or vicinity
  2. (adv) by a circular or circuitous route
  3. (adv) used of movement to or among many different places or in no particular direction
  4. (adv) in a circle or circular motion
  5. (adv) (of quantities) imprecise but fairly close to correct
  6. (adv) in or to a reversed position or direction
  7. (adv) to a particular destination either specified or understood
  8. (adv) all around or on all sides
  9. (adv) in circumference
  10. (adv) from beginning to end; throughout


  1. A Dutch court has placed a 13-year-old girl into temporary custody after her parents supported her attempt to sail around the world solo.
  2. With power supplies getting tighter around the world, scientists are looking to scavenge extra energy from heat, rainstorms even footsteps.


  1. Around the NFC West: Playoff predictions

    Good morning, NFC West. We're going to dive into this first week following offseason programs with playoff predictions from ESPN analyst Mark Schlereth. Around the NFC West: June 17, 2013 The video atop this item features Schlereth's thoughts on the playoff teams from last season. He's taking the Seattle Seahawks to win the NFC West. He's also projecting a postseason berth for the San Francisco ...
    on June 17, 2013     Source: ESPN Blogs

  2. Events around town (June 1 edition)

    Editor's Note: Because of space constraints, the around town section won't appear in the June 1 issue of The Frisco Enterprise; the listing is instead being posted online.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: The Frisco Enterprise

  3. Around the region for June 15, 2013

    Around the region for June 15, 2013.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: The Gainesville Sun


  1. In a post on Twitter after the incident Hilton wrote: "Hey guys, there's a lot of crazy rumors going around. Just want you all to know the truth. Everything is completely fine. I was not charged or arrested, cause I didn't do anything. I was...
    on Jul 4, 2010 By: Paris Hilton Source: Taipei Times

  2. Obama said he came to Cairo "to seek a new beginning between the United States and Muslims around the world; one based upon mutual interest and mutual respect; and one based upon the truth that America and Islam are not exclusive, and need not be in...
    on Jun 4, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: Washington Post

  3. "Our plan was to win possession quickly and then try to keep it, to pass the ball around," striker Miroslav Klose said.
    on Jul 7, 2010 By: Miroslav Klose Source: The Canadian Press

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