HyperDic: approximate

English > 5 senses of the word approximate:
VERBstativeapproximate, come closebe close or similar
cognitionapproximate, estimate, gauge, guess, judgejudge tentatively or form an estimate of (quantities or time)
ADJECTIVEallapproximate, approximative, roughnot quite exact or correct
allapproximate, nearvery close in resemblance
allapproximate, close togetherlocated close together
approximate > pronunciation
Soundsahpraa'ksahmaht; ahpraa'ksahmey.t
Rhymesabbot ... zealot / Zealot: 372 rhymes with aht...
abate ... welterweight: 559 rhymes with eyt...
English > approximate: 5 senses > adjective 1
Meaningnot quite exact or correct.
Example"the approximate time was 10 o'clock"
Synonymsapproximative, rough
Broaderinexactnot exact
Spanishaproximado, aproximativo
Catalanaproximat
English > approximate: 5 senses > adjective 2
MeaningVery close in resemblance.
Example"sketched in an approximate likeness"
Synonymnear
BroadercloseClose in relevance or relationship
Spanishaproximado
Catalanaproximat
English > approximate: 5 senses > adjective 3
MeaningLocated close together.
Example "approximate leaves grow together but are not united"
Synonymclose together
BroadercloseAt or within a short / short distance in space or time or having elements near each other
Spanishaproximado
Catalanaproximat
English > approximate: 5 senses > verb 1, stative
MeaningBe close or similar.
PatternSomething ----s something
Example"Her results approximate my own"
Synonymcome close
Narrowerborder on, approachCome near or verge on, resemble, come nearer in quality, or character
BroaderresembleAppear like
Spanishaproximarse, aproximar
Catalanapropar-se, aproximar-se, aproximar
Adjectivesapproximativenot quite exact or correct
English > approximate: 5 senses > verb 2, cognition
Meaningjudge tentatively or form an estimate of (quantities or time).
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s PP; Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
Synonymsestimate, gauge, guess, judge
Entailed bypunish, penalize, penaliseimpose a penalty on
NarrowerassessEstimate the value of (property) for taxation
giveEstimate the duration or outcome / outcome of something
guesstimateEstimate based on a calculation
lowball, underestimatemake a deliberately low estimate
makecalculate as being
misgaugegauge something incorrectly or improperly
place, put, setEstimate
quantize, quantiseApproximate (a signal varying continuously in amplitude) by one whose amplitude is restricted to a prescribed set of discrete values
reckon, counttake account of
truncateApproximate by ignoring all terms beyond a chosen one
Broadercalculate, cipher, cypher, compute, work out, reckon, figuremake a mathematical calculation or computation
Spanishcalcular, echar, estimar, tasar
Catalanapreciar, calcular, taxar
Adjectivesapproximativenot quite exact or correct

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