## EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR APPROXIMATION

The approximation of sound in these names is sufficiently evident.

Even an approximation to it is rare, and absolute accuracy is still rarer.

"I thought so, too," she answered, with that simplicity ever attending our approximation to the truth.

This, out here to the southwest, is what might be called an approximation to his trail.

The more perfect the approximation to truth, the more perfect is art.

This approximation, however, will serve all the purposes of this argument.

You cannot have read them without some approximation to our Church.

Exactly to describe it is impossible, but the following is an approximation.

It must be remembered that a phonetic system can only be an approximation.

The only approximation to it is furnished by the fact, that he was thirty at the beginning of his reign.

## RELATED WORDS AND SYNONYMS FOR APPROXIMATION

### matches

nouncounterpart, equal### nearness

nounapproximateness### significancy

nounidea- abstraction
- aim
- approximation
- belief
- brainstorm
- clue
- concept
- conception
- conclusion
- conviction
- design
- doctrine
- end
- essence
- estimate
- fancy
- feeling
- flash
- form
- guess
- hint
- hypothesis
- import
- impression
- inkling
- intention
- interpretation
- intimation
- judgment
- meaning
- notion
- object
- objective
- opinion
- pattern
- perception
- plan
- point
- purport
- purpose
- reason
- scheme
- sense
- significance
- solution
- suggestion
- suspicion
- teaching
- theory
- thought
- understanding
- view
- viewpoint

### similarities

nounlikeness, correspondence- affinity
- agreement
- alikeness
- analogy
- approximation
- association
- closeness
- coincidence
- collation
- community
- comparability
- comparison
- concordance
- concurrence
- conformity
- congruence
- congruity
- connection
- correlation
- dead ringer
- harmony
- homogeneity
- identity
- interrelation
- kinship
- likes of
- look-alike
- parallel
- parallelism
- parity
- peas in a pod
- proportion
- reciprocity
- relation
- relationship
- resemblance
- sameness
- semblance
- simile
- similitude
- synonymity
- two of a kind

### similarity

nounlikeness, correspondence- affinity
- agreement
- alikeness
- analogy
- approximation
- association
- closeness
- coincidence
- collation
- community
- comparability
- comparison
- concordance
- concurrence
- conformity
- congruence
- congruity
- connection
- correlation
- dead ringer
- harmony
- homogeneity
- identity
- interrelation
- kinship
- likes of
- look-alike
- parallel
- parallelism
- parity
- peas in a pod
- proportion
- reciprocity
- relation
- relationship
- resemblance
- sameness
- semblance
- simile
- similitude
- synonymity
- two of a kind