from The Century Dictionary.

  • Approaching; coming near, as to some state or result.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Approaching; approximate.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Of, relating to, or being an estimate or approximation.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective not quite exact or correct


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