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  Words related to approximation

Related / Similar Words: bringing close together, estimate, estimation, idea

 

Definition:
  • the act of bringing near or bringing together especially the cut edges of tissue;
  • the quality of coming near to identity (especially close in quantity);
  • an approximate calculation of quantity or degree or worth; "an estimate of what it would cost"; "a rough idea how long it would take";
  • an imprecise or incomplete account; "newspapers gave only an approximation of the actual events";

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    Hyponyms: guess, guesswork, guessing, shot, dead reckoning, guesstimate, guestimate, overestimate, overestimation, overrating, overreckoning, underestimate, underestimation, underrating, underreckoning

     

    Derivational Morphology: estimate, gauge, approximate, guess, judge

     

     
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