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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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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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