around adv

see round, adv.

  1. Throughout; belonging to everyone.
  2. Towards; turning to face (someone); in the direction of (someone).
  3. In a different direction; towards a different place; [fig.] towards death; away from this life and towards the next life; rolling away in the fixed stare of death.
  4. Phrase. “All around”: everywhere; in all directions.

around prep

see round, prep.

  1. In orbit with; moving in a circular path in relation to.
  2. About; close to; near to; next to; in the area of; in the vicinity of.
  3. Girding; constricting; in contact with by encircling.
  4. To the side of; not going through but rather on the edge of.
  5. In a path above; moving over; going from place to place in.
  6. On the other side of.
  7. Among; surrounding; enveloping; on all sides of.
  8. Embracing; enclosing; encompassing; encircling; [fig.] possessing; claiming; containing.