Definitions for thereabouts

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. thereabout, thereabouts(adverb)

    near that time or date

    "come at noon or thereabouts"

  2. thereabout, thereabouts(adverb)

    near that place

    "he stayed in London or thereabouts for several weeks"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Thereabouts(adverb)

    near that place

  2. Thereabouts(adverb)

    near that number, degree, or quantity; nearly; as, ten men, or thereabouts

  3. Thereabouts(adverb)

    concerning that; about that

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Ron Wyden:

    We have got 11 days or thereabouts; certainly tax extenders is front and center for the committee right now.

  2. Heywood Broun:

    The most prolific period of pessimism comes at twenty-one or thereabouts, when the first attempt is made to translate dreams into reality.

  3. P. G. Wodehouse:

    At the age of eleven or thereabouts women acquire a poise and an ability to handle difficult situations which a man, if he is lucky, manages to achieve somewhere in the later seventies.

  4. Henry Rotich:

    We are looking at between $500-$600 million or thereabouts, this report is not yet out and as soon as we get it and we interrogate it and we feel comfortable with it, then we will know the actual numbers that the experts recommend.

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