What is the meaning of About?

In a circle around; all round; on every side of; on the outside of.

Over or upon different parts of; through or over in various directions; here and there in; to and fro in; throughout.

Indicates that something will happen very soon; indicates a plan or intention to do something.

  1. See about to.
  2. On the point or verge of.

See about to.

On the point or verge of.

Concerning; with regard to; on account of; on the subject of; to affect.

Concerned with; engaged in; intent on.

Within or in the immediate neighborhood of; in contiguity or proximity to; near, as to place.

On one’s person; nearby the person.

In or near, as in mental faculties or in the possession of; under the control of; at one's command; in one's makeup.

On all sides; around.

Here and there; around; in one place and another; up and down.

From one place or position to another in succession; indicating repeated movement or activity.

Indicating unproductive or unstructured activity.

Nearly; approximately; with close correspondence in quality, manner, degree, quantity, or time; almost.

Near; in the vicinity.

To a reversed order; half round; facing in the opposite direction; from a contrary point of view.

To the opposite tack: see go about.

In succession; one after another; in the course of events.

In circuit; circularly; by a circuitous way; around the outside; in circumference.

Moving around; astir.

In existence; being in evidence; apparent.

Near; in the vicinity or neighbourhood.

about (around, approximately, roughly)

the extremity of a metallic or wooden element or piece

Source: wiktionary.org