Approaching; proximate; nearly resembling.
To carry or advance near; to cause to approach.
To come near to; to approach.
To draw; to approach.
Near correctness; nearly exact; not perfectly accurate; as, approximate results or values.
Almost correct, but not completely so.
to give a number that is not exact but reasonably close.
More or less correct or exact.
close together, touching or nearly so
be close or similar; "Her results approximate my own"
located close together; "with heads close together"; "approximate leaves grow together but are not united"