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Approximate

Ap`prox´i`mate
a.1.Approaching; proximate; nearly resembling.
2.Near correctness; nearly exact; not perfectly accurate; as, approximate results or values.
Approximate quantities
(Math.) those which are nearly, but not, equal.
v. t.1.To carry or advance near; to cause to approach.
[imp. & p. p. Approximated ( ); p. pr. & vb. n. Approximating.]
To approximate the inequality of riches to the level of nature.
- Burke.
2.To come near to; to approach.
v. i.1.To draw; to approach.
Verb1.approximate - be close or similar; "Her results approximate my own"
Synonyms: come close
2.approximate - judge tentatively or form an estimate of (quantities or time); "I estimate this chicken to weigh three pounds"
Synonyms: estimate, gauge, guess, judge
Adj.1.approximate - not quite exact or correct; "the approximate time was 10 o'clock"; "a rough guess"; "a ballpark estimate"
Synonyms: approximative, rough
2.approximate - very close in resemblance; "sketched in an approximate likeness"; "a near likeness"
Synonyms: near
3.approximate - located close together; "with heads close together"; "approximate leaves grow together but are not united"
Synonyms: close together
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