around around = to encircle or be near 1. It would be interesting to travel around the world someday. 2. They put their arms around each other. 3. They planted a lot of gardens around their house. 4. The place I need to go to is just around the corner. 5. It’s fun to hang around downtown San Francisco during the day. 6. This man is very comfortable with working around bees. 7. When classes are over, he likes to walk around the school and talk to people. 8. I think it’s around 1:00. 9. He looks like he’s around 30 years old.