What does roughly mean?

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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"

  2. roughly, rough(adverb)

    with roughness or violence (`rough' is an informal variant for `roughly')

    "he was pushed roughly aside"; "they treated him rough"

  3. roughly, rough(adverb)

    with rough motion as over a rough surface

    "ride rough"

Wiktionary

  1. roughly(Adverb)

    In a rough manner.

  2. roughly(Adverb)

    Unevenly; harshly; rudely; severely; austerely.

  3. roughly(Adverb)

    Imprecise but close to in quantity or amount; approximately.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Roughly(adverb)

    in a rough manner; unevenly; harshly; rudely; severely; austerely

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  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'roughly' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4251

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'roughly' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2363

  3. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'roughly' in Adverbs Frequency: #275

How to pronounce roughly?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
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    British
    Karen
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    Australian
    Veena
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    Indian

How to say roughly in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of roughly in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of roughly in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of roughly in a Sentence

  1. Stan Tatkin:

    It takes 30 minutes roughly for the average person to calm down.

  2. David Wilson:

    The survival rates of the two types of cancer are roughly the same.

  3. Hisashi Hattori:

    Samsung accounts for roughly 70 percent of orders for those suppliers.

  4. Lori Zanini:

    Fruit juice has roughly the same amount of carbohydrates and calories as soda.

  5. David Brenner:

    Radioactivity has a half-life, it does simply decay away in roughly a day or two.

Images & Illustrations of roughly

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