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"
with roughness or violence (`rough' is an informal variant for `roughly')
"he was pushed roughly aside"; "they treated him rough"
with rough motion as over a rough surface
In a rough manner.
Unevenly; harshly; rudely; severely; austerely.
Imprecise but close to in quantity or amount; approximately.
in a rough manner; unevenly; harshly; rudely; severely; austerely
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Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'roughly' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4251
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'roughly' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2363
Rank popularity for the word 'roughly' in Adverbs Frequency: #275
The numerical value of roughly in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of roughly in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
Examples of roughly in a Sentence
It takes 30 minutes roughly for the average person to calm down.
The survival rates of the two types of cancer are roughly the same.
Samsung accounts for roughly 70 percent of orders for those suppliers.
Fruit juice has roughly the same amount of carbohydrates and calories as soda.
Radioactivity has a half-life, it does simply decay away in roughly a day or two.
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