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

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. approximate

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

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. approximate, approximative, roughadjective

    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, nearadjective

    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 closeverb

    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, judgeverb

    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

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. approximateadjective

    Synonyms:
    proximate, approaching, coming near

  2. approximateadjective

    Synonyms:
    nearly correct, nearly accurate or true

  3. approximateverb

    Synonyms:
    [Rare.] bring near

  4. approximateverb

    Synonyms:
    approach, come near

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "approximate":

    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. Francois Mitterand:

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

  3. 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.

  4. 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. Jeremy DeSilva:

    Mary Leakey made exquisitely detailed maps of the footprint localities. From Mary Leakey map, we were able to approximate where the tracks should be. We began to dig, hoping for the best, but fearing instead that forty years of seasonal rains had washed them away, the soil was hard as cement and it took a hammer and chisel to reach the footprint layer, which we then needed to excavate delicately with a hard-bristled brush and tongue depressor. Fortunately, the footprints were beautifully preserved.


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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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