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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):

just about 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]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

23 Moby Thesaurus words for "just about": about, all but, almost, approximately, around, as good as, circa, close, close upon, closely, near, near enough to, near upon, nearabout, nearly, nigh, nighhand, not quite, practically, pretty near, somewhere about, upwards of, well-nigh