Meaning of APPROXIMATE in English

adj. 1 rough, inexact, loose, imprecise, estimated, Colloq guestimated, ballpark The figures are only approximate, not exact

v. 2 near, approach, come close to, verge on Your estimates approximate those of the budget committee 3 resemble, approach, look or seem like; simulate The laboratory tests on rats approximate the way the virus behaves in humans

Oxford thesaurus English vocab.      Английский словарь Оксфорд тезаурус.