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Meaning of roughly by Wiktionary Dictionary

roughly


    Etymology

    rough +‎ -ly

    Pronunciation

    • ( UK, US ) IPA: /ˈɹʌf.li/

    Adverb

    roughly ( not comparable )

    1. In a rough manner .
    2. Unevenly; harshly; rudely; severely; austerely .
    3. Imprecise but close to in quantity or amount; approximately .

    Synonyms

    • approximately, around, near, nearly, almost, about, loosely, circa


Explanation of roughly by Wordnet Dictionary

roughly


    Adverb
    1. ( of quantities ) imprecise but fairly close to correct

    2. roughly $3,000
    3. with rough motion as over a rough surface

    4. with roughness or violence

    5. he was pushed roughly aside


    Definition of roughly by GCIDE Dictionary

    roughly


    1. Roughly, adv. In a rough manner; unevenly; harshly; rudely; severely; austerely.