Dictionary

TWL06 (US, Canada and Thailand) Yes 7 Points
SOWPODS (UK and Others) Yes 7 Points
Enable (Words with Friends) Yes 9 Points

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Is about a word in Scrabble?

    Yes, about is a valid word in scrabble.As per TWL06 dictionary it has 7 points,As per SOWPODS dictionary it has 7 points.

  • Is about a word in Words With Friends?

    Yes, about is a valid word in words with friends. As per Words with Friends dictionary it has 9 points.

Definition(s)

Adjective
1.
meaning: on the move;
examples: up and about; the whole town was astir over the incident
synonyms: {about(p)}; {astir(p)}
Adverb
1.
meaning: (of actions or states) slightly short of or not quite accomplished;
examples: all but; the job is (just) about done; the baby was almost asleep when the alarm sounded; we're almost finished; the car all but ran her down; he nearly fainted; talked for nigh onto 2 hours; the recording is well-nigh perfect; virtually all the parties signed the contract; I was near exhausted by the run; most everyone agrees
synonyms: {almost}; {most}; {nearly}; {near}; {nigh}; {virtually}; {well-nigh}
2.
meaning: in rotation or succession;
examples: turn about is fair play
3.
meaning: in or to a reversed position or direction;
examples: about face; suddenly she turned around
synonyms: {around}
4.
meaning: used of movement to or among many different places or in no particular direction;
examples: wandering about with no place to go; people were rushing about; news gets around (or about); traveled around in Asia; he needs advice from someone who's been around; she sleeps around
synonyms: {around}
5.
meaning: in the area or vicinity;
examples: a few spectators standing about; hanging around; waited around for the next flight
synonyms: {around}
6.
meaning: all around or on all sides;
examples: dirty clothes lying around (or about); let's look about for help; There were trees growing all around; she looked around her
synonyms: {around}
7.
meaning: (of quantities) imprecise but fairly close to correct;
examples: lasted approximately an hour; in just about a minute; he's about 30 years old; I've had about all I can stand; we meet about once a month; some forty people came; weighs around a hundred pounds; roughly $3,000; holds 3 gallons, more or less; 20 or so people were at the party
synonyms: {approximately}; {close_to}; {just_about}; {some}; {roughly}; {more_or_less}; {around}; {or_so}
Source of definition(s) is WordNet ® Princeton University wordnet.princeton.edu
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