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california

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poppy, ca, golden state, museum, shrimp, woodpecker, el dorado, gold coast, museum, Cal.
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about
Definition:
To a reserved position; half round; in the opposite direction; on the opposite tack; as, to face about; to turn one's self about.

What does the acronym about stand for?

ABOUT abbreviation definition:
–  All Beginning Of Us Talk

Synonyms:

adjective
active
alert, active.
all
astir, about.
concerning
regarding.
respecting
in connection with, in respect to.
adverb
all
approximately, around, just about, close to, about, more or less, some, or so, roughly.
almost
wellnigh, in the vicinity of, within sight of, near to, not quite, in the neighborhood of.
anyhow
in one way or another, in either way, however.
helter-skelter
headlong, hurriedly, hastily, topsyturvy.
in an opposite direction
back, around, round, in reverse, backward.
just about
just about.
lying anywhere without order, arrangement
here and there, anyhow.
nearly
nearly.
somewhere
someplace or another, parts unknown.
adverb
almost
close upon, on the verge of, on the point of, not far from, for practical purposes, for all practical purposes, on the edge of, close to, all but, on the brink of, pretty near, well-nigh, as good as, for the greatest part.
anyhow
at random, in any case, whatever happens, randomly, at any rate, in any way, under any circumstances, in any respect, in whatever way.
around
close at hand, in the vicinity, all over, in this area.
back
rearward, backwards.
backwards
back to front, in reverse, rearwards, toward the rear.
helter-skelter
unmindfully, incautiously, Pellmell, in confusion, Incontinently.
moving
astir.
nearly
in essence, in the neighborhood, in neighborhood, give or take a little, approximately, in substance, within a little, close but no cigar, nearabout.
somewhere
here and there, around somewhere, somewheres, any old place, kicking around, someplace, in one place or another, someplace or other.
noun
about
encompassing, nearby, in the region of, walk about the town, approaching, concerned with, with regard to, surrounding, roughly, nearly, close to, write about a subject, throughout, re, hither and thither, concerning, regarding, round, somewhere about the house, in the matter of, near, on, to and fro, apropos of, from place to place, encircling, Beside, CIRCA, about twenty, more or less, here and there, relating to, run about, around, with reference to, dealing with, connected with, referring to, with respect to, on the subject of, as regards, approximately, adjacent to, almost, Nearing, all over.
about to
all but, ready to, intending to, on the verge of, preparing to, on the point of, going to, soon to.
around
surrounding.
concerning
hereof, on, thereby, regarding, concerning, touching, Respecting, wherein, Of.
preposition
concerning
in regard to, Anent, germane to, with regard to, in the matter of, re, pertaining to, relevant to.
concerning, relating to
regarding, apropos, in connection with, as respects, in respect to, in relation to, referring to, relative to, dealing with, touching, touching on, as concerns.
near an amount, quantity
approximately, in general, practically, nearly, almost, roughly, in the ball park, pretty nearly, in the neighborhood.
near or close to in position
nearby, Beside, adjacent.
on every side, in every direction
surrounding, through, encircling, throughout.
verb
respecting
concerning.
Examples of usage:
  1. " Don't think about it. – The Manor House School by Angela Brazil
  2. " Don't tell me about it. – Out Like a Light by Gordon Randall Garrett
  3. How did you know about it, Mahommed Gunga? – Rung Ho! by Talbot Mundy
  4. I- I think that is about all. – Doctor Cupid by Rhoda Broughton
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