Approximate and Guess


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Approximate verb – Judge tentatively or form an estimate of (quantities or time).
Guess is a synonym for approximate in calculate topic. In some cases you can use "Guess" instead a verb "Approximate".
Nearby Words: approximately, approximation, approximative, approximated
Synonyms for Approximate


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Guess verb – Judge tentatively or form an estimate of (quantities or time).
Approximate is a synonym for guess in estimate topic. You can use "Approximate" instead a verb "Guess", if it concerns topics such as calculate.
Nearby Words: guessed, guessing
Synonyms for Guess

Common collocations

name approximate name guess name
location approximate location guess location
weight approximate weight guess weight

Both words in one sentence

  • Goodbye, Cruel World! aka: Suicide Note An approximate guess is that fewer than one-third of suicide victims in the United States leave notes, and the older the victim is the less likely he or she will leave a note.
  • Pros: Sheer number of books (especially fantasy ones), most famous game on the market, easy to make a character, easy to guess approximate odds of success.
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