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there +‎ about


thereabout (not comparable)

  1. near that place, time or date
    Dinner will be ready at 6:30 or thereabout.
  2. approximately that number
    The speed of light is 186,000 miles per second, right? - Yes, thereabout.
  3. (obsolete) concerning that; about that
    What will ye dine? I will go thereabout. — Chaucer.
    They were much perplexed thereabout. — Luke xxiv. 4.


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Here-, there- and where- words
here hereabout hereabouts hereafter hereat herebefore hereby herefore herefrom herein hereinafter hereinbefore hereinto hereof hereon hereto heretofore hereunder hereunto hereupon herewith herewithal
there thereabout thereabouts thereafter thereagain thereagainst thereamong therearound thereas thereat therebefore therebeside thereby therefore therefrom therein thereinafter thereinbefore thereinto thereof thereon thereto theretofore thereunder thereunto thereupon therewith therewithal
where whereabout whereabouts whereafter whereagainst whereamong whereas whereat whereby wherefore wherefrom wherein whereinafter whereinbefore whereinto whereof whereon whereto wheretofore whereunder whereunto whereupon wherewith wherewithal