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'approximate'

Overview of verb approximate
1. approximate, come close -- (be close or similar; "Her results approximate my own")

2. estimate, gauge, approximate, guess, judge -- (judge tentatively or form an estimate of (quantities or time); "I estimate this chicken to weigh three pounds")


Overview of adj approximate
1. approximate, approximative, rough -- (not quite exact or correct; "the approximate time was 10 o'clock"; "a rough guess"; "a ballpark estimate")

2. approximate, near -- (very close in resemblance; "sketched in an approximate likeness"; "a near likeness")

3. approximate, close together -- (located close together; "with heads close together"; "approximate leaves grow together but are not united")



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