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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. Stephen Evans:

    While concealing identifiable individual patient data is important, there are other ways to verify the integrity of the data, for example, data providers should be able to confirm that they have provided data with at the very least, the approximate numbers of patients involved. It is correct to retract the paper in these circumstances.

  2. Ari Brown:

    What we learn is that we as humans are very much social beasts and we are really learning by engaging with other humans and so the more that a digital technology can approximate that, the more a young child can get out of it.

  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. 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.

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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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