Meaning of “get about” - Learner’s Dictionary

get about

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

to travel to a lot of places


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


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)