more or less
Synonyms and Antonyms of more or less
1 very close to but not completely <the lot is 16 acres more or less> Synonyms about, all but, borderline, fair [chiefly British], fairly, feckly [chiefly Scottish], almost, most, much, near, nearly, next to, nigh, practically, somewhere, virtually, well-nighRelated Words appreciably, by and large, chiefly, largely, mainly, mostly; kind of, partially, partly, somewhatNear Antonyms absolutely, altogether, completely, entirely, fully, plain, plumb [chiefly dialect], quite, thoroughly; totally, utterly, well, wholly; barely, hardly, scarcely
2 to some degree or extent <most couples in the survey said that they were more or less happy in their marriage> Synonyms enough, kindly [chiefly Southern], kind of, like, moderately, fairly, pretty, quite, rather, relatively, something, somewhat, sort ofRelated Words acceptably, decently, passably, tolerably; little, negligibly, nominally, slightly, vaguely; half, halfway, incompletely, part, partially, partly, partwayNear Antonyms awfully, beastly, deadly, especially, exceedingly (also exceeding), exceptionally, extremely, frightfully, greatly, heavily, highly, hugely, mightily, mortally, particularly, surpassingly, terribly, very; considerably, extensively, significantly, substantially
3 close to but not exactly <the box weighs 60 pounds more or less> Synonyms about, around, like, approximately, much, near, plus or minus, roughly, say, someRelated Words generally, kind of, loosely; nearly, nominally, practically, virtually, well-nighNear Antonyms due, even, just, sharp, smack-dab, squarelyAntonyms exactly, precisely
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