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Definitions for roughly
rough·ly

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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"

  2. roughly, roughadverb

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

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

  3. roughly, roughadverb

    with rough motion as over a rough surface

    "ride rough"

Wiktionary

  1. roughlyadverb

    In a rough manner.

  2. roughlyadverb

    Unevenly; harshly; rudely; severely; austerely.

  3. roughlyadverb

    Imprecise but close to in quantity or amount; approximately.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

Webster Dictionary

  1. Roughlyadverb

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

British National Corpus

  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

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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. Goldman Sachs:

    The fact that the White House has increased the tariff rate suggests that the probability has risen that tariffs will increase on the remaining roughly $ 300 billion in imports from China that the US has not yet targeted.

  2. Zhang Jinming:

    Nowadays some housing estates or commercial malls cover a large area and feature long paths, our driverless cars can solve the problem of transportation within roughly 1 km, and it won't involve any labour cost.

  3. Viljami Salmela:

    The contrast was suppressed by roughly 20% among non-depressed subjects, while the corresponding figure for depressed patients was roughly 5%.

  4. Steve Jurczyk:

    We go to that high altitude because it simulates the atmospheric conditions on Mars, mars has a very thin atmosphere. With current space technologies, NASA can land about 1 metric tonne, or 2,200 pounds on the surface of Mars, roughly equivalent to the Curiosity Rover’s weight.

  5. Stephen Vazquez:

    We enrolled 72 yesterday, she said. Some arrive alone. Each new student costs the district roughly $ 28,000 – an unbudgeted expense of more than $ 70 million, say school officials. It's like adding two elementary schools to our population that we were unable to plan for and project, Pace said. Osceola County is waiting on answers for state and national funding. Even before the storm, Puerto Ricans were fleeing a debt-ridden economy – at the pace of 80,000 a year from an island whose population is just 3.5 million. But now that flight has turned desperate. Half a million Puerto Ricans are expected to come to Florida in the next four years to join the one million already in the state. Mirbelys LaJara and Mirbelys LaJara two daughters are Hurricane Maria victims from Puerto Rico. My children don't have school, don't have work, I don't have nothing, Mirbelys LaJara said. The exodus from Hurricane Maria has added to what already has been in influx of Puerto Ricans in the Orlando area of central Central Florida and students in Orange County district in recent years. And more are expected from the ravaged island, where widespread power outages are continuing and many still lack running water. Here students at Riverdale Elementary School, in Orlando, Central Florida receive supplies. ( Copyright 2017 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.) Eight weeks after the hurricane, much of Puerto Rico remains without power, internet or phone service. Many also lack running water. Stephen Vazquez grew specialty hot peppers and cilantro. I'm kind of stuck in the air, you know, i produce hydroponically as well so without light, water issues, I can't even really produce. A farmer without light or water who has come to Orlando with two pairs of pants and a shirt. Starting from zero.

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