verb (used with object), ap·prox·i·mat·ed, ap·prox·i·mat·ing.
verb (used without object), ap·prox·i·mat·ed, ap·prox·i·mat·ing.
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Origin of approximate
OTHER WORDS FROM approximateap·prox·i·mate·ly, adverb
Words nearby approximate
Example sentences from the Web for approximate
In the absence of live interactions, we must do our best as a society to approximate them.Miss Manners: Practice saying ‘I’ve got it, thanks’|Judith Martin, Nicholas Martin, Jacobina Martin|February 12, 2021|Washington Post
Of the approximate 1,800 fatalities from mid-May to mid-June, 70 percent were people older than 70.900,000 infected. Nearly 15,000 dead. How the coronavirus tore through D.C., Maryland and Virginia.|Rebecca Tan, Antonio Olivo, John D. Harden|February 5, 2021|Washington Post
Some brands pack on features that allow users to more closely approximate the cinematic experience, but if you’re in the HD range, you’re already on your way.Best 2 in 1 laptops: Work hard, play hard with these versatile picks|PopSci Commerce Team|January 27, 2021|Popular Science
I would never have figured out on my own that Braun-Meuser-Case was supposed to approximate “brand-new suitcase.”Style Conversational Week 1419: A smile for the Capitol?|Pat Myers|January 14, 2021|Washington Post
Solver Alex Vornsand approximated the size of this region by picking random points in the circle and seeing how many would have resulted in a balanced disk.
Total approximate retail value of all prizes awarded is $ 3899.97.
By 2018, Chinese wealth is expected to approximate the level of US wealth in 1993.
I figure out the approximate outline, the sequence of subject matter for the chapter, numbering the material.
And nobody had reported a missing child of that approximate age.
The red line is the approximate break-even price of the average tar sands producer.The Quixotic Crusade Against the Keystone Pipeline|Megan McArdle|March 1, 2013|DAILY BEAST
For accuracy, 500 to 1000 leukocytes must be classified; for approximate results, 200 are sufficient.A Manual of Clinical Diagnosis|James Campbell Todd
His skin was of so light a yellow color as to approximate to dirty white, and his face was pock-marked from neck to crown.Dope|Sax Rohmer
They are for the most part straight, and intersect each other at approximate right angles.
It is impossible to arrive at even an approximate estimate of the number of victims of the early persecutions.
The approximate date is probably about the middle of the fifteenth century.Bell's Cathedrals: A Short Account of Romsey Abbey|Thomas Perkins