Definitions For Approximate


  • Judge tentatively or form an estimate of (quantities or time)
  • Be close or similar
  • To be very similar to but not exactly like (something) ( chiefly Brit)
  • To do or make a thing that is very similar to but not exactly like (something)
  • To calculate the almost exact value or position of (something)


  • Located close together
  • Very close in resemblance
  • Not quite exact or correct

Is Approximate a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

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Words with Friends

The word Approximate is worth 24 points in Scrabble and 27 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Approximate in a Sentence

  • This is the approximate location of the ancient city.
  • Can you give me the approximate cost of the repair?
  • I've finally found a vegetarian burger that approximates the taste of real beef.
  • The colors in the pictures can only approximate the real thing.
  • An Australian who can approximate a strong New York City accent

Synonyms for Approximate

Antonyms for Approximate

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