Synonyms of approximation


1. estimate, estimation, approximation, idea, calculation, computation, figuring, reckoning

usage: an approximate calculation of quantity or degree or worth; "an estimate of what it would cost"; "a rough idea how long it would take"

2. approximation, similarity

usage: the quality of coming near to identity (especially close in quantity)

3. approximation, version

usage: an imprecise or incomplete account; "newspapers gave only an approximation of the actual events"

4. approximation, bringing close together, joining, connection, connexion

usage: the act of bringing near or bringing together especially the cut edges of tissue

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