# around

around is one of the 1000 most common headwords.
 arm - around - arrange

## Contents

### Pronunciation

• IPA: /əˈɹaʊnd/
• SAMPA: /@"raUnd/
•  Audio (US) (file)

## Preposition

 Prepositionaround
A circle around the moon
1. If ${\displaystyle x}$ is around ${\displaystyle y}$, ${\displaystyle y}$ is in the middle and ${\displaystyle x}$ is on all sides of ${\displaystyle y}$.
The moon circles around the Earth.
The fence was built around the house.