What is another word for just about?

Pronunciation: [d͡ʒˈʌst ɐbˈa͡ʊt] (IPA)

"Just about" is a phrase that can be quite versatile in the English language, as it can be used to describe several different things. It can mean nearly or almost, indicating that something is very close to being true or accurate. Such as, "I have just about enough money to pay my bills." Synonyms for this meaning of the phrase include barely, practically, nearly, and virtually. "Just about" can also mean simply or merely, indicating that something is not complicated or difficult. Such as, "I'm just about finished with this task." Synonyms for this meaning of the phrase include merely, only, simply, and merely.

Famous quotes with Just about

  • Most of us are just about as happy as we make up our minds to be.
    William Adams
  • Pizza Express has been a real godsend for me. I've been working there for several years, six weeks a year. You can go to work every night and play. It's a nice little club. It's just about the right size for me, about 150 people.
    Mose Allison
  • I have spent the past ten years in just about every war zone there was.
    Christiane Amanpour
  • The American Constitution is the greatest governing document, and at some 7,000 words, just about the shortest.
    Stephen Ambrose
  • There is not enough celebration of companionship. Relationships aren't just about eroticism and sexuality.
    Francesca Annis

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