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We found 46 dictionaries that include the word about:

General dictionaries General (35 matching dictionaries)
  1. about: Wikimedia Commons US English Pronunciations [home, info]
  2. About: UVic Writer's Guide [home, info]
  3. about: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]
  4. about: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  5. about: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  6. about: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  7. about: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  8. About: Stammtisch Beau Fleuve Acronyms [home, info]
  9. about: MyWord.info [home, info]
  10. about: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  11. about: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  12. about: Rhymezone [home, info]
  13. about: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  14. About: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  15. about: Cambridge International Dictionary of Phrasal Verbs [home, info]
  16. About, About (surname), About (disambiguation), AbOUT: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  17. about: Cambridge International Dictionary of Idioms [home, info]
  18. about: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  19. about: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  20. about: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  21. about, About: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  22. about: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  23. about: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  24. about: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  25. about: Wiktionary [home, info]
  26. about: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  27. about, about, about, about, about, about, about, About, ABout: Wordnik [home, info]
  28. about: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  29. about: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  30. about: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  31. about: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  32. about: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
  33. about: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]

Art dictionaries Art (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. About: Eastern Philosophy [home, info]
  2. About: Epicurus.com Coffee Glossary [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. about: BusinessDictionary.com [home, info]
  2. ABouT: Abbreviations in shipping [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. about: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (3 matching dictionaries)
  1. About: Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy [home, info]
  2. about: Idioms [home, info]
  3. ABOUT: Navajo Code Talkers' Dictionary [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (1 matching dictionary)
  1. about: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

Tech dictionaries Tech (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. about: SeaTalk Dictionary of English Nautical Language [home, info]
  2. About: Search Engine Dictionary [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (about)

adverb:  in the area or vicinity ("A few spectators standing about")
adverb:  all around or on all sides ("Dirty clothes lying around (or about)")
adverb:  in or to a reversed position or direction ("About face")
adverb:  to or among many different places or in no particular direction ("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 informally for `almost' ("The job is (just) about done")
adverb:  in rotation or succession ("Turn about is fair play")
adverb:  (of quantities) imprecise but fairly close to correct ("In just about a minute")

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Words similar to about:   almost, approximately, near, roughly, some, around, astir, circa, most, nearly, nigh, virtually, well-nigh, all but, anent, close, close to, concerning, inre, just about, more...

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