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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

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

How to pronounce roughly?

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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. Cedrik Lachance:

    It wouldn't be surprising if high-end malls ended up with two traditional department stores compared to the roughly four traditional department stores currently at most malls.

  2. Adrian Edwards:

    That makes it the highest total for any month to date and roughly the same as the entire total for 2014.

  3. Gil Dotan:

    On average, in the U.S., there are 38 (yearly) fatalities from heat stroke originated from forgotten infants in cars. In terms of car crashes and fatalities, you have roughly 35,000 cases each year.

  4. George Rogers:

    In the donor, theres removal of roughly half to 60 percent of an otherwise healthy individuals liver.

  5. The Texas senator:

    Donald Trump could end up exceeding 50 percent of the vote in the GOP race, which would be a first for Donald Trump in any state and give Donald Trump a shot at claiming all 95 of the state's delegates. Incoming returns show him with roughly 62 percent. Fox News projects that Ohio Gov. John Kasich will place second in the state, leaving Texas Sen. Cruz to finish third.Cruz, though, has all along downplayed Trump’s New York performance as expected in Ohio Gov. John Kasich home state. The latest headlines on the 2016 elections from the biggest name in politics. See Latest Fox News also projects that Democrat Hillary Clinton will defeat Vermont Sen. Sanders in New York on the Democratic side. Primary front-runners Democrat Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump both were seeking big rebound victories Tuesday after recent campaign setbacks. Texas Sen. Cruz has complicated Trump's path to the nomination by winning in recent contests like Wisconsin, and getting allies elected to several states' delegate slates. On the Democratic side, Sanders had been on a winning streak up until Tuesday -- claiming victory in seven of the eight prior contests. Whether Donald Trump and Clinton's performance Tuesday will be enough for either to wrap up the race in the coming weeks remains an open question. While the primary map seems to be shifting in the near-term to friendly territory for the front-runners, Trump in particular still faces a tough path to clinching the nomination pre-convention if his rivals choose to stay and fight. Texas Sen. Cruz, who infamously panned Trump's New York values earlier in the primary, had been bracing for a tough showing in the Empire State and showed no signs of throwing in the towel. The Texas senator was already looking ahead on the primary calendar, turning The Texas senator attention to Pennsylvania, where The Texas senator delivered a speech calling on Americans to join together to move the country forward. It is time for us to get up, shake it off and be who we were destined to be.

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