There"a*bout` (?), There"a*bouts` (?), adv. [The latter spelling is less proper, but more commonly used.]


Near that place.


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.


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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