What does the word approximately mean?

    Part of speech: adverb

  • Nearly; about.

Usage examples for approximately

  1. The output of beet sugar was then only about 200, 000 tons, as compared with a present production of approximately 8, 000, 000 tons. – Cuba, Old and New by Albert Gardner Robinson
  2. In steel the twelve- hour day and the seven- day week continued as before for approximately one- half of the workers and the unions were preparing for a battle with the " Steel Trust." – A History of Trade Unionism in the United States by Selig Perlman
  3. It is furnished out with approximately the same things. – The Amazing Interlude by Mary Roberts Rinehart