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    • ungefär


Detailed Translations for about from English to Swedish


Translation Matrix for about:

NounRelated TranslationsOther Translations
omkring around; round the
AdjectiveRelated TranslationsOther Translations
- astir
AdverbRelated TranslationsOther Translations
- almost; approximately; around; close to; just about; more or less; most; near; nearly; nigh; or so; roughly; some; virtually; well-nigh
OtherRelated TranslationsOther Translations
approximativ approximate
om if; in case; or; provided that; when; whether
tillnärmelsevis approximately
tillväga about
uppskattningsvis about; approximately; roughly
ModifierRelated TranslationsOther Translations
approximativ about; approximately; around; globular; roughly; round; something like
cirka about; approximately; around; globular; roughly; round; something like
hit och dit about
om about; concerning; with reference to; with regard to; with respect to
omkring about all round; around; round; round about; surrounding
tillnärmelsevids about; approximately; around; globular; roughly; round; something like
tillnärmelsevis about; approximately; around; globular; roughly; round; something like

Synonyms for "about":

Related Definitions for "about":

  1. on the move2
    • up and about2
  2. (of quantities) imprecise but fairly close to correct2
    • he's about 30 years old2
    • I've had about all I can stand2
    • we meet about once a month2
  3. in the area or vicinity2
    • a few spectators standing about2
  4. all around or on all sides2
    • dirty clothes lying around (or about)2
    • let's look about for help2
  5. in or to a reversed position or direction2
    • about face2
  6. used of movement to or among many different places or in no particular direction2
    • wandering about with no place to go2
    • people were rushing about2
    • news gets around (or about)2
  7. (of actions or states) slightly short of or not quite accomplished; all but2
    • the job is (just) about done2
  8. in rotation or succession2
    • turn about is fair play2
  9. on the subject of; concerning1
    • The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue2
    • He is thinking about writing a book.1
    • What is that all about?1
    • Let's talk about my new book.1

Wiktionary Translations for about:

  1. nearly
  2. here and there
  3. on all sides
  4. in circuit
  1. concerning
  2. on the point or verge of
  3. in the immediate neighborhood of
    • about
  4. around

Cross Translation:
about om over — wat betreft
about ungefär; omkring etwa — drückt ein etwas kleineres Maß an Sicherheit aus: ungefähr
about omkring herum — um etwas
about härvid hieranübertragen: an dem zuvor erwähnten Ereignis, an dem zuvor geschilderten Sachverhalt
about från; av von — Ursprung räumlicher oder zeitlicher Veränderung, Herkunft, Gegenstand der Betrachtung, Ursache, sonstige Verhältnisse
about om; över; ; i; till enTraductions à trier suivant le sens
about när près — À petite distance ou à peu de temps.

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