Synonyms for approximate

Synonyms for (verb) approximate

Synonyms: judge, approximate, estimate, gauge, guess

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

Usage: I estimate this chicken to weigh three pounds

Similar words: compute, cipher, calculate, cypher, reckon, work out, figure

Definition: make a mathematical calculation or computation

Synonyms: approximate, come close

Definition: be close or similar

Usage: Her results approximate my own

Similar words: resemble

Definition: appear like; be similar or bear a likeness to

Usage: She resembles her mother very much; This paper resembles my own work

Synonyms for (adj) approximate

Synonyms: approximate, close together

Definition: located close together

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

Similar words: close

Definition: at or within a short distance in space or time or having elements near each other

Usage: close to noon; how close are we to town?; a close formation of ships

Synonyms: approximate, near

Definition: very close in resemblance

Usage: sketched in an approximate likeness; a near likeness

Similar words: close

Definition: close in relevance or relationship

Usage: a close family; we are close sympathy with...; close kin; a close resemblance

Synonyms: rough, approximate, approximative

Definition: not quite exact or correct

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

Similar words: inexact

Definition: not exact

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