Meaning of “get about” - Learner’s Dictionary

get about

mainly UK (US get around) phrasal verb with get uk us /ɡet/ verb (present participle getting, past tense got, past participle got, US gotten)
TRAVEL

to travel to a lot of places

MOVE

to be able to go to different places without difficulty, especially if you are old or sick

INFORMATION

If news or information gets about, a lot of people hear about it.

(Definition of “get about” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)