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Wordnet 3.0

ADVERB (1)

1. (of quantities) imprecise but fairly close to correct;
- Example: "lasted approximately an hour"
- Example: "in just about a minute"
- Example: "he's about 30 years old"
- Example: "I've had about all I can stand"
- Example: "we meet about once a month"
- Example: "some forty people came"
- Example: "weighs around a hundred pounds"
- Example: "roughly $3,000"
- Example: "holds 3 gallons, more or less"
- Example: "20 or so people were at the party"
[syn: approximately, about, close to, just about, some, roughly, more or less, around, or so]


WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

close to 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]