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3 definitions found
 for approximately
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Approximately \Ap*prox"i*mate*ly\, adv.
     With approximation; so as to approximate; nearly.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  approximately
      adv 1: (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" [syn: approximately, about,
             close to, just about, some, roughly, more or
             less, around, or so]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  39 Moby Thesaurus words for "approximately":
     about, all but, all in all, almost, almost entirely, approaching,
     approximatively, around, by and large, chiefly, circa, close to,
     effectually, essentially, for practical purposes, generally,
     generally speaking, in round numbers, in the main, mainly,
     more or less, most, mostly, much, nearabout, nearly, nigh,
     on balance, on the whole, plus ou moins, practically, roughly,
     roughly speaking, roundly, say, some, substantially, virtually,
     well-nigh
  
  

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