Definition of Thereabout

1. Adverb. Near that time or date. "Come at noon or thereabouts"

Exact synonyms: Thereabouts

2. Adverb. Near that place. "He stayed in London or thereabouts for several weeks"
Exact synonyms: Thereabouts

Definition of Thereabout

1. adv. Near that place.

Definition of Thereabout

1. Adverb. near that place, time or date ¹

2. Adverb. approximately that number ¹

3. Adverb. (obsolete) concerning that; about that ¹

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Definition of Thereabout

1. [adv]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Thereabout

there is much to be said
there is nothing new under the sun
there isn't any easy way to say this
there ought to be a law
there oughta be a law
there oughtta be a law
there she blows
there was
there we go
there were
there ya go
there you are
there you go
there you have it
thereabout (current term)

Literary usage of Thereabout

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1. Dictionary of National Biography by Leslie Stephen (1885)
"They latitude of 45 degrees or thereabout; and ' were troublous times, and required and from the said promontory of Cape Breton, | found in Sir William ..."

2. The Popular Science Monthly (1895)
"In 1888, or thereabout, Mr. SS Wheeler, of New York, designed an electric engine which was constructed by placing a Sprague electric motor, ..."

3. Documents relative to the colonial history of the state of New York by New York state, John Romeyn Brodhead, Berthold Fernow, Edmund Bailey O'Callaghan, New York (State). Legislature (1856)
"(18 ) OF THE SOUTH RIVER AND THE BOUNDARIES thereabout. As we are now about to speak of the South river, and the most Southerly part of New Netherland, ..."

4. An universal etymological English dictionaryby Nathan Bailey by Nathan Bailey (1724)
"... [probably of min, C.Br. from the great Quarries of Stone thereabout] MAMMON, [м«ш«»лс, Gr.] the God of Wealth. ..."

5. The Works of Sir Walter Ralegh, Kt by Sir Walter Raleigh, Thomas Birch, William Oldys (1829)
"... with the troubles thereabout arising; the first division of the empire. DURING this uproar, mention was made of ..."

6. History of New Netherland by Edmund Bailey O'Callaghan (1855)
"... notwithstanding—Opens a trade with the natives thereabout—Is opposed by the commissary at that post—Indians prefer trading with the English factor, ..."

7. Appletons' Annual Cyclopædia and Register of Important Events of the Year (1883)
"Since the year 1855 or thereabout, there has been a progressive decline in the ton- nnge of American vessels engaged in foreign trade, and in the business ..."

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