What does approximately mean?

Definitions for approximately
ap·prox·i·mate·ly

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Princeton's WordNet

  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"

Wiktionary

  1. approximately(Adverb)

    Imprecise but close to in quantity or amount.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Approximately(adverb)

    with approximation; so as to approximate; nearly

Editors Contribution

  1. approximately

    Accurately to the description, amount, quantity or number relating to data, design, proof or fact.

    The quantity surveyor said the quotation can take approximately a specific amount of cement

    Submitted by MaryC on January 2, 2017  

British National Corpus

  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

How to pronounce approximately?

  1. Alex
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    US English
    Daniel
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    British
    Karen
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    Australian
    Veena
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    Indian

How to say approximately in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of approximately in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of approximately in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of approximately in a Sentence

  1. Coast Guard officials:

    Search crews from the Sheriffs Office are still combing the area and will continue searching depending on conditions, the river in this area is approximately 50 degrees and due to heavy rainfall and runoff in our region, the river is flowing very fast.

  2. Tim Walz:

    At approximately 1400 hours today a Minnesota Army National Guard UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter went down approximately 16 miles south-west of St. Cloud, the crash resulted in the death of all three crew.

  3. Joseph Clancy:

    Previous reports of a crash are inaccurate - there was no crash, the video shows the vehicle entering the White House complex at a speed of approximately 1 to 2 mph, and pushing aside a plastic barrel. There was no damage to the vehicle.

  4. Myles Caggins:

    The forces trekked through mountainous terrain and eliminated four hostile ISIS fighters who were barricaded in the caves, the recovery took approximately six hours.

  5. Keith Mortman:

    For these patients who essentially present in progressive respiratory failure, the damage to the lungs is rapid and widespread( as evidenced in the VR video), unfortunately, once damaged to this degree, the lungs can take a long time to heal. For approximately 2-4 %( depending on which numbers you believe) of patients with Covid-19, the damage is irreversible and they will succumb to the disease.

Images & Illustrations of approximately

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