WordNet Search - 3.1

Key: "S:" = Show Synset (semantic) relations, "W:" = Show Word (lexical) relations

Display options for sense: (frequency) (gloss) "an example sentence"

Display options for word: word#sense number (sense key)

- (5)S: (v)
**approximate#1 (approximate%2:42:00::)**, come close#2 (come_close%2:42:00::) (be close or similar)*"Her results approximate my own"* - (2)S: (v) estimate#1 (estimate%2:31:00::), gauge#1 (gauge%2:31:00::),
**approximate#2 (approximate%2:31:00::)**, guess#3 (guess%2:31:01::), judge#3 (judge%2:31:01::) (judge tentatively or form an estimate of (quantities or time))*"I estimate this chicken to weigh three pounds"*

**(3)S: (adj)****approximate#1 (approximate%3:00:00:inexact:00)**, approximative#1 (approximative%3:00:00:inexact:00), rough#3 (rough%3:00:00:inexact:00) (not quite exact or correct)*"the approximate time was 10 o'clock"; "a rough guess"; "a ballpark estimate"*- S: (adj)
**approximate#2 (approximate%3:00:00:close:02)**, near#6 (near%3:00:02:close:02) (very close in resemblance)*"sketched in an approximate likeness"; "a near likeness"* - S: (adj)
**approximate#3 (approximate%3:00:00:close:01)**, close together#1 (close_together%3:00:00:close:01) (located close together)*"with heads close together"; "approximate leaves grow together but are not united"*