Definitions for roughly

Definitions for (adv) roughly

Main entry: more or less, or so, some, roughly, approximately, around, about, just about, close to

Definition: (of quantities) imprecise but fairly close to correct

Usage: 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

Main entry: rough, roughly

Definition: with rough motion as over a rough surface

Usage: ride rough

Main entry: rough, roughly

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

Usage: he was pushed roughly aside; they treated him rough

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