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  1. approximatelyadverb

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

    precisely, definitely, exactly, accurately

  2. approximatelyadverb

    Imprecise but close to in quantity or amount.

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

    definitely, exactly, accurately, precisely

Princeton's WordNet

  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"

    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 Contribution

  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 Synonymes

  1. approximatelyadjective

    near, nearly, about, not far from

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  1. Frank Kilbourn:

    We sold approximately 106 million rands ($7.3 million) worth of art, including commission...which is a record for South Africa and for Africa as a continent.

  2. Julie Heckman:

    Approximately 70% are scheduled to return, and many will be bigger and better than pre-pandemic levels.

  3. Chief Executive Vas Narasimhan:

    Consistent with our efforts to resolve our legacy compliance-related allegations, right now we're working in settlement discussions to resolve the civil suit...on speaker programs and other promotional events that happened between 2002 and 2011, we've provisioned approximately $700 million for any potential settlement.

  4. Steve Warren:

    The UH-1 had launched to deliver tarps and rice, because of the terrain (it) had not been in contact for approximately two hours. No emergency beacon has been detected at this time.

  5. Daniel Malchuk:

    Over this period, the release of latent capacity across the portfolio will also help annual group copper production grow to approximately 1.7 million tonnes at very low cost.

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