about in Japanese

Pronunciation
(副) 辺りに; おおよそ; 近くに
(前) …について; …の隣に; …の近くに; つながって
Related Japanese Translations
about face一変, 転向; もともとはアメリカにおいて体の向きを変えよという軍の命令
about face!一変, 転向; もともとはアメリカにおいて体の向きを変えよという軍の命令
about noon(副) 昼頃
about ship船をもってこい, 船を回せ(命令)
about sledge(名) 鍛冶屋が使う大きなハンマー
about the middle(副) 中頃
about this and that特定のことについてでなく
about to explode今にも爆発するところである
about turn旋回(軍隊)
about turn!旋回(軍隊)
about-face回れ右(軍隊); 位置や方向の転換
Expressions
adverb: in the area or vicinity Example:A few spectators standing about.
adverb: all around or on all sides Example:Dirty clothes lying around (or about).
adverb: in or to a reversed position or direction Example:About face.
adverb: to or among many different places or in no particular direction Example:Wandering about with no place to go.
adverb: (of actions or states) slightly short of or not quite accomplished; `near' is sometimes used informally for `nearly' and `most' is sometimes used info

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Synonyms for about
1. around: nearby, circa, close to, near, nigh, not far from
2. concerning: connected with, respecting, in regard to, of
3. almost: not quite, approximately, nearby, close to, near
4. around: circling, encircling, surrounding
5. everywhere: anyhow, anywise, on every side