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adverb, noun

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English Meaning(s) for およそ

adverb, noun
  1. about; roughly; as a rule; approximately

Definition and Synonyms for およそ

Approximately (of quantities) imprecise but fairly close to correct
Synonyms: ほぼ, およそ, ざっと, おおよそ, ほとんど, 先ず, , 無慮, , 粗粗,
Whole to a complete degree or to the full or entire extent
Synonyms: ずぶ, およそ, とんと, まるで, さっぱり, すっかり, すっぱり, ふっつり, まるきり, まんざら, みっちり, からっきし, きれいさっぱり, 一に, 一円, 一切, 一向, 万々, 丸っきり, 何も, 全く, 全て, 全然, , 完全, 完膚なきまで, 徹頭徹尾, 根っから, 皆目

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Sample Sentences for およそ

The factory has dismissed some three hundred workers.
We make the total about $50.
He was absent for a matter of ten days.
The hole is about five feet across.
Mt. Fuji is about four times as high as Mt. Rokko.

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