What is another word for or so?

Pronunciation: [ɔː sˈə͡ʊ] (IPA)

The phrase "or so" is often used to indicate an approximation, giving a general idea but not an exact number. However, there are several synonyms that could be used in its place. Words such as "approximately," "roughly," and "around" convey the same idea of estimation. Additionally, "give or take," "plus or minus," and "more or less" all suggest a degree of flexibility in the number given. "About," "circa," and "near" are also options to use to convey the same estimation. Whatever the phrasing used, it's important to remember that it suggests an approximation rather than a precise number.

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What are the hypernyms for Or so?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

Famous quotes with Or so

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  • The young people look great on television. They're youthful and have a lot of zip and energy, but when you see them live, they can only do about 20 minutes because they haven't got the training to hold an audience for an hour and a half or so.
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