Meaning of APPROXIMATE in English

adj approaching; proximate; nearly resembling.

2. approximate ·vt to carry or advance near; to cause to approach.

3. approximate ·vt to come near to; to approach.

4. approximate ·vi to draw; to approach.

5. approximate ·adj near correctness; nearly exact; not perfectly accurate; as, approximate results or values.

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