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  • as inlike
  • as innearing

synonyms for approximating

  • alike
  • comparable
  • related
  • agnate
  • allied
  • allying
  • close
  • cognate
  • conforming
  • congeneric
  • consonant
  • corresponding
  • double
  • equal
  • equaling
  • equivalent
  • jibing
  • matching
  • near
  • parallel
  • relating
  • resembling
  • same
  • twin
  • uniform
  • according to
  • akin
  • analogous
  • approximative
  • carbon-copy
  • coextensive
  • commensurate
  • compatible
  • congenerous
  • consistent
  • homologous
  • identical
  • in the manner of
  • much the same
  • not far from
  • not unlike
  • on the order of
  • selfsame
  • such
  • undifferentiated
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antonyms for approximating

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  • different
  • dissimilar
  • unlike
  • away
  • changing
  • divergent
  • far
  • inconsistent
  • mismatched
  • unalike
  • unequal
  • unfriendly
  • variable
  • departing
  • gone
  • leaving
  • past
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How to use approximating in a sentence

This is of course not the first instance of a siege approximating to the modern type.
BATTLES OF ENGLISH HISTORYH. B. (HEREFORD BROOKE) GEORGE
In its upward travel, the piston compresses this air to a pressure approximating 500 pounds per square inch.
THE GASOLINE MOTORHAROLD WHITING SLAUSON
In the Cherokee text both d and g have a medial sound, approximating the sounds of t and k respectively.
THE SACRED FORMULAS OF THE CHEROKEESJAMES MOONEY
Both the rim of the vessel and the approximating part of the cover require to be truly turned and smoothly finished.
ON LABORATORY ARTSRICHARD THRELFALL
He discovered a method of approximating to the roots of numerical equations, of considerable ingenuity.
NOTES AND QUERIES, NUMBER 49, SATURDAY, OCT. 5, 1850VARIOUS
“Oh yus,” she answered shortly, my appearance possibly not approximating the standard of affluence required by her house.
THE PEOPLE OF THE ABYSSJACK LONDON
Let us now take the case of two incisors with lateral cavities approximating one another.
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, NO. 467, DECEMBER 13, 1884VARIOUS
Discussed over our cigarettes the arrangements for the approximating Women's Cosmopolitan Congress.
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOL. 62, JAN 27, 1872VARIOUS
With the utmost difficulty was she brought to a state approximating calmness by Mrs. Page.
THE MONSTER AND OTHER STORIESSTEPHEN CRANE
The scheme worked, so a condition approximating peonage was developed upon several of the plantations.
TERRYCHARLES GOFF THOMSON
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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