1. on the subject of; concerning.
“I was thinking about you”
2. used to indicate movement within a particular area.
“she looked about the room”
“men were floundering about”
3. used to express location in a particular place.
“rugs strewn about the hall”
“there was a lot of flu about”
4. used with a number or quantity – approximately.
“reduced by about 5 percent”
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