1. very close in resemblance; "sketched in an approximate likeness"; "a near likeness"

2. located close together; "with heads close together"; "approximate leaves grow together but are not united"

3. not quite exact or correct; "the approximate time was 10 o''clock"; "a rough guess"; "a ballpark estimate"

4. [Verb]: be close or similar; "Her results approximate my own"

5. [Verb]: judge tentatively or form an estimate of (quantities or time); "I estimate this chicken to weigh three pounds"

Similar words to 'approximate'

1. close

2. close

3. inexact

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