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Synonyms for approximate
əˈprɒk sə mɪt; -ˌmeɪt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. approximate, approximative, rough(adj)

    not quite exact or correct

    "the approximate time was 10 o'clock"; "a rough guess"; "a ballpark estimate"

    Synonyms:
    bumpy, approximative, rough, pugnacious, jolting, jolty, crude, gravelly, rocky, close together(p), fierce, harsh, scratchy, jumpy, boisterous, grating, near, raspy, unsmooth, uncut, rasping

    Antonyms:
    exact, distant, remote

  2. approximate, near(adj)

    very close in resemblance

    "sketched in an approximate likeness"; "a near likeness"

    Synonyms:
    nigh(a), dear, cheeseparing, nigh, near(a), close, good, approximative, close together(p), near, penny-pinching, rough, skinny

    Antonyms:
    exact, distant, remote

  3. approximate, close together(p)(verb)

    located close together

    "with heads close together"; "approximate leaves grow together but are not united"

    Antonyms:
    remote, distant, exact

  4. approximate, come close(verb)

    be close or similar

    "Her results approximate my own"

    Synonyms:
    judge, guess, estimate, come close, gauge

    Antonyms:
    distant, remote, exact

  5. estimate, gauge, approximate, guess, judge(verb)

    judge tentatively or form an estimate of (quantities or time)

    "I estimate this chicken to weigh three pounds"

    Synonyms:
    pretend, guess, pass judgment, infer, opine, gauge, figure, reckon, suppose, try, venture, estimate, judge, pronounce, hazard, imagine, label, evaluate, come close, think, calculate, forecast, count on, adjudicate

    Antonyms:
    distant, remote, exact

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. approximate

    Synonyms:
    approach, resemble, border, abut, near, trench

    Antonyms:
    separate, differ, vary, recede, diverge, deviate

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. approximate(a.)

    Synonyms:
    proximate, approaching, coming near

  2. approximate(a.)

    Synonyms:
    nearly correct, nearly accurate or true

  3. approximate(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    [Rare.] bring near

  4. approximate(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    approach, come near

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    rough, approximately, estimated

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How to use approximate in a sentence?

  1. Blacksburg Police Chief Anthony Wilson:

    Blacksburg Police were able to determine an approximate area where she might be found, virginia State Police were dispatched to the general area Saturday afternoon and she was located just inside the North Carolina border on Route 89 in Surry County.

  2. Anthony Wilson:

    We were able to determine an approximate area where she might be found, virginia State Police were dispatched to the general area Saturday afternoon and she was located just inside the North Carolina border on Route 89 in Surry County.

  3. Suraj Achar:

    Men’s wrestling and football have the highest injury rate, but these only approximate Reidar Lystad to 35 injuries per 1,000 athletic exposures.

  4. Blacksburg Police Chief Anthony Wilson:

    We were able to determine an approximate area where she might be found, virginia State Police were dispatched to the general area Saturday afternoon, and she was located just inside the North Carolina border on Route 89 in Surry County.

  5. Francois Mitterand:

    il faut laisser du temps au temps (you have to give time time - approximate translation)


Translations for approximate

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  • приблизителен, приближавам се доBulgarian
  • aproximatCatalan, Valencian
  • přibližnýCzech
  • brasWelsh
  • annähernd, annähern, circa, ungefähr, annähernd erreichen, zirkaGerman
  • παραπλήσιος, προσεγγίζω, πλησιάζω, χονδρικόςGreek
  • aproximadoSpanish
  • likimääräinen, approksimoida, lähentyä, arvioida, estimoida, lähentää, likiarvoinen, lähestyäFinnish
  • approximer, approximatif, approximantFrench
  • לשערHebrew
  • āwhiwhiwhi, whakaawhiwhi, whakatataMāori
  • aproximadoPortuguese
  • приближенный, приблизительный, примерныйRussian

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