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Wiktionary2.0 / 4 votes

  1. approximatelyadverb

    Synonyms:
    near, almost, roughly, around, loosely, nearly, about

    Antonyms:
    definitely, precisely, accurately, exactly

  2. approximatelyadverb

    Imprecise but close to in quantity or amount.

    Synonyms:
    almost, about, around, loosely, roughly, near, nearly

    Antonyms:
    precisely, accurately, exactly, definitely

Princeton's WordNet3.2 / 5 votes

  1. approximately, about, close to, just about, some, roughly, more or less, around, or soadverb

    (of quantities) imprecise but fairly close to correct

    "lasted approximately an hour"; "in just about a minute"; "he's about 30 years old"; "I've had about all I can stand"; "we meet about once a month"; "some forty people came"; "weighs around a hundred pounds"; "roughly $3,000"; "holds 3 gallons, more or less"; "20 or so people were at the party"

    Synonyms:
    well-nigh, rough, virtually, somewhat, slightly, or so, roughly, just about, some, nigh, most, about, nearly, more or less, almost, near, around, close to, round

Editors Contribution0.0 / 0 votes

  1. about

    used to show that something is almost, but not completely, accurate or exact; roughly.

    a journey of approximately two hours.

    Submitted by JP03 on April 29, 2015  

Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. approximatelyadjective

    Synonyms:
    near, nearly, about, not far from

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "approximately":

    about, roughly, around, nearly, some, almost, environ, approx, ~, approximate, near, estimated, close, approximatly

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How to use approximately in a sentence?

  1. Mark Jones:

    The place [ age ] really affects is the issue of stamina. It’s a lot easier to barnstorm across United States when you are in your 40’s than when you are in your late 60’s. It requires a combination of drive but also stamina and the advantage Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio would have is being approximately 20 years their junior.

  2. Leslie Scott:

    Flight 2645 from LAX to Dulles was delayed due to a cabin cleanliness issue, we brought in a new aircraft and the flight has since departed approximately 4.5 hours late.

  3. Morgan Sword:

    It’s a direct response to the escalating strikeout rate, where you’re giving the hitter approximately one one-hundreth of a second of additional time to decide whether to swing at a pitch, which has the effect just in terms of reaction time of reducing the effective velocity of a pitch by roughly 1.5 mph, the purpose of the test and hope is giving hitters even that tiny additional piece of time will allow them to make more contact and reduce the strikeout rate.

  4. Graz Professor Thomas Schmikl:

    The openings will have to be large enough to allow the robot to get in, we expect the robot to have a size (we are still in the design phase, so these are just estimates here) of approximately 50cm [20 inches] long and a thickness of 20cm [8 inches], maybe a bit slimmer.

  5. Deputy Finance Minister Maxim Oreshkin:

    This price approximately corresponds to the long-term average price and over 10-15 years it shouldn't change, these are the levels which we now think of as certain structural levels over a long-term period.


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