Definitions For Around


  • (of quantities) imprecise but fairly close to correct
  • In circumference
  • In the area or vicinity
  • From beginning to end; throughout
  • By a circular or circuitous route
  • In a circle or circular motion
  • All around or on all sides
  • To a particular destination either specified or understood
  • In or to a reversed position or direction
  • Used of movement to or among many different places or in no particular direction


  • In a circle
  • In, along, or through a curving path

Is Around a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Around is worth 7 points in Scrabble and 9 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Around in a Sentence

  • Don't take the long way around: I know a shortcut.
  • He entered the room and looked around.
  • This is a very interesting town: let me show you around.
  • The people were seated around the table.
  • A crowd gathered around him.
  • He tied the rope around his waist.
  • She's generally regarded as one of the most talented singers around

Synonyms for Around

Antonyms for Around

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