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Meaning of THEREABOUT

Pronunciation:  'dhehru`bawt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adv]  near that place; "he stayed in London or thereabouts for several weeks"
  2. [adv]  near that time or date; "come at noon or thereabouts"
 

THEREABOUT is a 10 letter word that starts with T.

 

 Synonyms: thereabouts
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\There"a*bout`\, Thereabouts \There"a*bouts`\, adv.
[The latter spelling is less proper, but more commonly used.]
1. Near that place.

2. Near that number, degree, or quantity; nearly; as, ten
   men, or thereabouts.

         Five or six thousand horse . . . or thereabouts.
                                               --Shak.

         Some three months since, or thereabout. --Suckling.

3. Concerning that; about that. [R.]

         What will ye dine? I will go thereabout. --Chaucer.

         They were much perplexed thereabout.  --Luke xxiv.
                                               4.

 

 

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