Associations to the word «Approximate»


APPROXIMATE, adjective. Approaching; proximate; nearly resembling.
APPROXIMATE, adjective. Near correctness; nearly exact; not perfectly accurate.
APPROXIMATE, verb. To carry or advance near; to cause to approach.
APPROXIMATE, verb. To come near to; to approach.
APPROXIMATE, verb. To estimate.

Dictionary definition

APPROXIMATE, verb. Be close or similar; "Her results approximate my own".
APPROXIMATE, verb. Judge tentatively or form an estimate of (quantities or time); "I estimate this chicken to weigh three pounds".
APPROXIMATE, adjective. Not quite exact or correct; "the approximate time was 10 o'clock"; "a rough guess"; "a ballpark estimate".
APPROXIMATE, adjective. Very close in resemblance; "sketched in an approximate likeness"; "a near likeness".
APPROXIMATE, adjective. Located close together; "with heads close together"; "approximate leaves grow together but are not united".

Wise words

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