Definitions for approximately

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  1. approximately, about, close to, just about, some, roughly, more or less, around, or so(adverb)

    (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"

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  1. approximately(Adverb)

    Imprecise but close to in quantity or amount.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Approximately(adverb)

    with approximation; so as to approximate; nearly

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  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'approximately' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3483

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'approximately' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3624

  3. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'approximately' in Adverbs Frequency: #252


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