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1. approximate

verb. ['əˈprɑːksəmət, əˈprɑːksəˌmeɪt'] be close or similar.

Synonyms

  • border on
  • come close
  • resemble

Antonyms

  • mistrust
  • distrust
  • deny
  • withdraw

Etymology

  • approximatus (Latin)

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Rhymes with Approximate

  • acclimate
  • amalgamate
  • animate
  • automate
  • breakmate
  • checkmate
  • classmate
  • consummate
  • decimate
  • dichromate
  • dichromate
  • estimate
  • glucosamate
  • glutamate
  • inmate
  • intimate
  • multimate
  • overestimate
  • papermate
  • phonemate

Sentences with approximate


1. Adjective
Estimation is also useful when you only need an approximate amount instead of a precise value.

2. Verb, base form
You can use your tape measure on the ground to approximate the size of the roof edges.

2. approximate

adjective. ['əˈprɑːksəmət, əˈprɑːksəˌmeɪt'] not quite exact or correct.

Synonyms

  • inexact
  • rough

Antonyms

  • integrate
  • differentiate
  • add

Etymology

  • approximatus (Latin)

3. approximate

verb. ['əˈprɑːksəmət, əˈprɑːksəˌmeɪt'] judge tentatively or form an estimate of (quantities or time).

Synonyms

  • reckon
  • guess
  • compute
  • give
  • calculate
  • misgauge
  • gauge
  • estimate
  • set
  • count
  • judge
  • put
  • lowball
  • guesstimate
  • place
  • quantise
  • work out
  • figure
  • assess
  • cipher
  • quantize
  • cypher
  • make
  • truncate

Antonyms

  • esteem
  • respect
  • exclude
  • disrespect

Etymology

  • approximatus (Latin)

4. approximate

adjective. ['əˈprɑːksəmət, əˈprɑːksəˌmeɪt'] located close together.

Synonyms

  • close together

Antonyms

  • overestimate
  • overvalue

Etymology

  • approximatus (Latin)

5. approximate

adjective. ['əˈprɑːksəmət, əˈprɑːksəˌmeɪt'] very close in resemblance.

Synonyms

  • close

Antonyms

  • divide
  • multiply

Etymology

  • approximatus (Latin)
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