Approximate in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Approximate

close to the exact; estimated

Examples of Approximate in a sentence

Because Jack did not want to place an exact figure on how much he was willing to spend, I asked him for an approximate ball park figure.  🔊

Though I won't know the actual cost of repair until I order the parts, the approximate cost to fix your car engine is $900.  🔊

Just because my flight's approximate time of arrival is 7:00pm does not guarantee that I will land precisely at that time.  🔊

Fran says that when scientists talk about distances in faraway galaxies, they are using approximate numbers, not exact measurements.  🔊

We pinpointed the approximate location of the lost ship in the Pacific Ocean and radioed in its coordinates to headquarters.  🔊

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