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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

ChatGPT

  1. roughly

    Roughly is an adverb that is usually used to indicate an approximate amount, value, level, or degree, without being precise or exact. It can also refer to doing something in a manner lacking gentleness or finesse, or in a quick and hasty way.

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. 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.

  2. German Chancellor Angela Merkel:

    Two people sit by the Barcaccia fountain near almost empty Spanish Steps, in Rome on Tuesday. ( AP Photo/Andrew Medichini) Premier Giuseppe Conte on Wednesday said he will consider requests to toughen Italys already extraordinary anti-virus lockdown. Adding to its efforts, the Italian government also announced a $ 28 billion allocation to fight the outbreak on both medical and economic fronts. The first measures, expected to be outlined Friday, will support health services, the civil protection agency and the labor market. The Vittorio Emanuele shopping arcade appeared almost desert in Milan on Wednesday as Italy mulls even tighter restrictions on daily life. ( AP Photo/Luca Bruno) The World Health Organizationon Wednesdaydeclared the virus a pandemic, noting that the number of cases outside China had exploded13-fold over the past two weeks. There are now more than 118,000 cases of COVID-19 in 114 countries, with 4,291 deaths, WHO Director-GeneralTedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said. Other European nations are issuing measures to slow down and control the spread of the virus, and provide a cushion for the economic shock of the outbreak. Spain Spains coronavirus cases have surpassed 2,000, with roughly half of them in the Madrid region, where two-thirds of the countrys 47 virus-related deaths have occurred, the Health Ministry said Wednesday. The number of cases saw a 60 percent increase since Tuesday. United States TOURISTS QUARANTINED IN SPANISH HOTEL AFTER TESTING POSITIVE FOR CORONAVIRUS : HEALTH OFFICIALS Madrids fatalities are high because much of the contagion there is taking place in nursing homes, said Fernando Simn, director of Spains health emergency center. Empty shelves are seen in a supermarket as people begin to stock up on provisions in Madrid on Tuesday. ( AP Photo/Manu Fernandez) Schools and universities in Madrid and two northern regions have been ordered to close for two weeks to help slow the outbreaks spread. Workers were urged to telecommute to help reduce crowds on public transit. Denmark The Scandinavian country saw a 191 percent spike in Spain Spains coronavirus cases, with 90 more infections confirmed on Wednesday, for a total of at least 262. Local Denmark SEES FIRST CORONAVIRUS CASE IN MAN RETURNING FROM ITALY VACATION Denmarks leaders have advised the public to avoid using public transportation, while some schools also closed, Local Denmark reported. Health officials also have advised against shaking hands, a measure that has suspended naturalization ceremonies, which require a mandatory handshake by law, The New York Times reported. Germany With at least 1,300 infections as of Wednesday, Germany so far has only three deaths a low rate that experts attributeto rapid testing as the outbreak unfolded. German Chancellor Angela Merkel issued a warning, citingexpert estimates that up to 70 percent of the population could be infected with the virus. HOW IS GERMANY CONTROLLING THE CORONAVIRUS OUTBREAK ? You have to understand that if the virus is there, and the population has no immunity yet to this virus, there are no vaccines and no therapy so far, a high percentage experts say 60 to 70 percent of the population will be infected.

  3. Percy Wynham Lewis:

    Sadistic excess attempts to reach roughly and by harshness what art reaches by fineness.

  4. Naresh Kumar:

    So within three days, roughly 72 hours, it should be back to normal once the site is clean.

  5. The King:

    Without the NHS, our son wouldn't be alive. Roughly every six months he's in for a month of multiple brain surgeries plus many other treatments, but over the past four years I've noticed less nurses on the wards, longer waits for care -- it used to take 10 or 20 minutes, now The King might be waiting hours.

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