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Synonyms for approximate
əˈprɒk sə mɪt; -ˌmeɪtap·prox·i·mate

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms5.0 / 1 vote

  1. approximate

    approach, resemble, border, abut, near, trench

    separate, differ, vary, recede, diverge, deviate

Princeton's WordNet5.0 / 1 vote

  1. approximate, approximative, roughadjective

    not quite exact or correct

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

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

    exact, distant, remote

  2. approximate, nearadjective

    very close in resemblance

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

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

    exact, distant, remote

  3. approximate, close together(p)verb

    located close together

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

    remote, distant, exact

  4. approximate, come closeverb

    be close or similar

    "Her results approximate my own"

    judge, guess, estimate, come close, gauge

    distant, remote, exact

  5. estimate, gauge, approximate, guess, judgeverb

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

    "I estimate this chicken to weigh three pounds"

    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

    distant, remote, exact

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Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. approximateadjective

    proximate, approaching, coming near

  2. approximateadjective

    nearly correct, nearly accurate or true

  3. approximateverb

    [Rare.] bring near

  4. approximateverb

    approach, come near

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "approximate":

    rough, approximately, estimated

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  1. Francois Mitterand:

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

  2. The NWS:

    In a similar way, it provides one value each day that indicates the approximate level of heat risk concern for any location, along with identifying the groups who are most at risk.

  3. Ellen Selkie:

    With fandoms, in terms of the relationship between musical artists and actors and their fans, there is this sort of mutual love that fans and artists have for each other, which sort of can approximate that sense that they’re looking out for each other.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

Translations for approximate

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  • приблизителен, приближавам се доBulgarian
  • aproximatCatalan, Valencian
  • přibližnýCzech
  • brasWelsh
  • annähernd, annähernd erreichen, ungefähr, zirka, circa, annähernGerman
  • προσεγγίζω, χονδρικός, πλησιάζω, παραπλήσιοςGreek
  • aproximadoSpanish
  • lähestyä, likiarvoinen, likimääräinen, lähentää, estimoida, arvioida, lähentyä, approksimoidaFinnish
  • approximer, approximatif, approximantFrench
  • לשערHebrew
  • āwhiwhiwhi, whakaawhiwhi, whakatataMāori
  • aproximadoPortuguese
  • приблизительный, примерный, приближенныйRussian

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