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  Words related to approximate

Related / Similar Words: estimate, gauge, guess, judge, come close, close together(p), near, approximative, rough

 

Definition:
  • judge tentatively or form an estimate of (quantities or time); "I estimate this chicken to weigh three pounds";
  • be close or similar; "Her results approximate my own";
  • located close together; "with heads close together"; "approximate leaves grow together but are not united";
  • very close in resemblance; "sketched in an approximate likeness"; "a near likeness";
  • not quite exact or correct; "the approximate time was 10 o''clock"; "a rough guess"; "a ballpark estimate";

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    See Also: overestimate, overrate, lowball, underestimate

     

    Hyponyms: quantize, quantise, misgauge, place, put, set, give, lowball, underestimate, assess, make, reckon, count, truncate, guesstimate, border on, approach

     

    Derivational Morphology: evaluator, judge, judgment, judgement, judging, guess, conjecture, supposition, surmise, surmisal, speculation, hypothesis, guesser, estimate, appraisal, estimation, approximation, idea

     

     
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