Is APPROXIMATE a scrabble word?

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Scrabble US :  YES

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Definitions for the word 'approximate'


  1. APPROXIMATE, judge tentatively or form an estimate of (quantities or time)
  2. APPROXIMATE, be close or similar
  3. APPROXIMATE, to be very similar to but not exactly like (something) ( chiefly Brit)
  4. APPROXIMATE, to do or make a thing that is very similar to but not exactly like (something)
  5. APPROXIMATE, to calculate the almost exact value or position of (something)


  1. APPROXIMATE, located close together
  2. APPROXIMATE, very close in resemblance
  3. APPROXIMATE, not quite exact or correct

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Antonyms for 'approximate'

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

How to use the word 'approximate' in a sentence

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

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