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Definitions for thereabout
ˈðɛər əˌbaʊt, ˌðɛər əˈbaʊtther·e·about

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. thereabout, thereaboutsadverb

    near that time or date

    "come at noon or thereabouts"

  2. thereabout, thereaboutsadverb

    near that place

    "he stayed in London or thereabouts for several weeks"


  1. thereaboutadverb

    near that place, time or date

  2. thereaboutadverb

    approximately that number

  3. thereaboutadverb

    concerning that; about that

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Thereabout, Thereaboutsadverb

    thereabouts is therefore less proper.

    Etymology: there and about,

    One speech I lov’d; ’twas Æneas’s tale to Dido; and thereabout of it especially, where he speaks of Priam’s slaughter. William Shakespeare, Hamlet.

    Between the twelfth of king John and thirty-sixth of king Edward the third, containing one hundred and fifty years or thereabouts, there was a continual bordering war. Davies.

    Find a house to lodge a hundred and fifty persons, whereof twenty or thereabout may be attendants. John Milton.

    Some three months since, or thereabout,
    She found me out. John Suckling.

    Water is thirteen times rarer, and its resistance less than that of quicksilver thereabouts, as I have found by experiments with pendulums. Isaac Newton, Opticks.

    As they were much perplexed thereabout, two men stood by. Luke xxiv. 4.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Thereaboutadverb

    alt. of Thereabouts

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of thereabout in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of thereabout in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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    property that provides tax income for local governments
    • A. empire
    • B. match
    • C. rateables
    • D. bash

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