about is part of the Basic English 850.
- Around, near.
- He walked about the place, looking everywhere.
- (numbers) Close to; approximately; near; like.
- He was about thirteen years old.
- Having to do with, concerning, regarding.
- I will talk about dogs.
- (around) around, near, close to, in the area of
- (numbers) approximately, close to
- (having to do with) on, concerning, regarding, related to