Meaning of APPROXIMATE in English

adj. 25B6; adjective all measurements are approximate : ESTIMATED, rough, imprecise, inexact, indefinite, broad, loose; N. Amer. informal ballpark.


25B6; verb this scenario probably approximates to the truth : BE/COME CLOSE TO, be/come near to, approach, border on, verge on; resemble, be similar to, be not unlike.

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