approximately[ adjective uh-prok-suh-mit; verb uh-prok-suh-meyt ]SEE DEFINITION OF approximately
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR APPROXIMATELY
He had approximately as many men at his disposal as his colleague—about 250,000.
Their position then—according to Pitt's log—was approximately 75 deg.
Depth of the bed ran about 32 inches and the width was approximately 42 to 46 inches.
On the shores of this lake there are, approximately, 15,000 acres of grapes.
In the public schools there are (approximately) 390 men and 316 women teachers.
This is approximately the point of view adopted by the latest historians.
Cl, of which approximately one-half is converted into hydrochloric acid.
The cure rate for all of them, however, is approximately the same.
Designed to be approximately three times as efficient as the present models.
She began her school with twenty-five pupils and a yearly salary of approximately $110.
RELATED WORDS AND SYNONYMS FOR APPROXIMATELY
- all but
- as good as
- close but no cigar
- give or take a little
- in effect
- in essence
- in substance
- in the ballpark
- in the neighborhood
- just about
- more or less
- not quite
- pretty near
- upwards of
- within a little