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Adjective
Being an inexact or estimated number, value or figure
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“When is the approximate best time to get an accurate body fat percentage reading?”
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Nearly resembling (something else) in comparison
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“It requires only an approximate model of the target object and then identifies the object that most closely approximates the model.”
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Of or relating to comparison
“The vessel was speeding with approximate ease before the tempest.”
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Located nearby or adjacent to something
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“Maps show the approximate district boundaries.”
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Of descriptions or distinctions based on some quality rather than on some quantity
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Ostensibly lacking any coherent system or order
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Speculative or exploratory
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Crudely made or done
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To come close or be similar to something in quality, nature, or quantity
“Science's strength is its ability to self-correct and approximate ever closer to a possible underlying truth.”
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To assess or estimate the value or amount of something
“Use these figures to approximate the amount of funds spent.”
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To discover (something) by guesswork or intuition
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(conform to) To be like or in accordance with
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To take as a model for emulation
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To adjoin or be adjacent to
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(amount to) To add up to
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To describe as, or compare to something, similar
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