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here·a·bouts

 (hîr′ə-bouts′) also here·a·bout (-bout′)
adv.
In this general vicinity; around here.

here•a•bout

(ˈhɪər əˌbaʊt)

also here′a•bouts`,



adv.
about this place; in this neighborhood.
[1175–1225]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.hereabout - in this general vicinity; "the people are friendly hereabouts"
Translations
قَريب من هذا المَكان
errefelé
hieromtrent

here

(hiə) adverb
1. (at, in or to) this place. He's here; Come here; He lives not far from here; Here they come; Here is / Here's your lost book.
2. at this time; at this point in an argument. Here she stopped speaking to wipe her eyes; Here is where I disagree with you.
3. beside one. My colleague here will deal with the matter.
interjection
1. a shout of surprise, disapproval etc. Here! what do you think you're doing?
2. a shout used to show that one is present. Shout `Here!' when I call your name.
ˌhereaˈbout(s) adverb
near this place. He lives somewhere hereabouts.
hereˈafter adverb
in legal language, after this; from now on. This concerns the will of John Smith, hereafter referred to as `the deceased'.
the hereafter noun
the next world; life after death.
ˌhereˈby adverb
in legal language, now, by means of (eg this statement). I hereby declare that I will not be responsible for any of her debts.
ˌhereˈin adverb
in legal language, in this (letter etc). Please complete the form enclosed herein.
hereˈwith adverb
with this (letter etc). I am returning your passport herewith.
here and there
in, or to, various places. Books were scattered here and there.
here goes
I'm going to do something no matter what the consequences are. I've never tried diving before, but here goes!
here's to interjection
used as a toast to the health, success etc of someone or something. Here's to the success of the new company.
here, there and everywhere
in, or to, a larger number of places; in all directions. People were running around here, there and everywhere.
here you are
here is what you want etc. Here you are. This is the book you were looking for.
neither here nor there
not important; not relevant. His opinion is neither here nor there.
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References in classic literature ?
Why, what do you think the folks here says for 'hevn't you?'--the gentry, you know, says,'hevn't you'--well, the people about here says 'hanna yey.' It's what they call the dileck as is spoke hereabout, sir.
Then he will think to himsel', THAT IS NOT SO VERY RIFE HEREABOUT; and then he will come and give us a look up in Corrynakiegh.
You shall see my gardens hereabout. Look at the window there.
"Ah, captain!" said the officer, "everything is quiet hereabout -- if I did not know that something is going on in yonder house!"
The country, hereabout, was generally level and sandy; producing very little grass, but a considerable quantity of sage or wormwood.
"No," replied Tarzan; "the game hereabout is timid, nor do I care particularly about hunting game birds or antelope.
"Why, Pivart's a new name hereabout, brother, isn't it?" she said; "he didn't own the land in father's time, nor yours either, before I was married."
There was a story that one of the pits dug for the dead in the time of the Great Plague was hereabout; and a blighting influence seemed to have proceeded from it over the whole place.
But Cliff, he was ashamed o' being called a tailor, and he was sore vexed as his riding was laughed at, and nobody o' the gentlefolks hereabout could abide him.
From hereabout the long road was fairly level for some distance onward.
Truly the police orders are that no man must bear weapons throughout Hind, but' - he cheered up and slapped the hilt - 'all the constabeels hereabout know me.'
Someone saw a blaze hereabout, don't you know, as he walked home through a wood; someone keeping sheep on the uplands inland thought he saw a flame hovering over Pendragon Tower.