Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Approximate"

The meaning of "Approximate" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does to approximate mean?
A: it means youre guessing something.
for example: you need to fill a pot with a litre of water but it doesnt need to be exact so you fill it with approximately a litre, but you dont measure so you approximate it is a litre.

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Example sentences using "Approximate"

Q: Please show me example sentences with approximately and approximate.
A: The trip is approximately 5 hour long.
You determine a roughly approximate cost of the trip.
Q: Please show me example sentences with approximate.
A: "My calculations were approximate."
"Please approximate the answer."
"Find the exact answer on question 5. Do not approximate."

I usually say 'approximately' more though. But that's just me.
"The answer is approximately 3."

Synonyms of "Approximate" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between approximate and rough ?
A: “If I had to give a rough guess.... we could finish this task in 30 minutes.”

“It should be here in approximately 1 hour.”

You would use “Rough” when you’re not 100% certain on when something will be happening.

You’d use “approximate” when you know exactly when something will happen.
Q: What is the difference between approximate and about ?
A: @keith165: approximate means exactly that amount
3+3 equals approximately 6
about mean around that number
"I'll come to your house about six p.m"( this could mean from 5:30 to 6:30 )

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Translations of "Approximate"

Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? approximate
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Q: How do you say this in English (US)? approximate
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Q: How do you say this in English (US)? approximate
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Q: Please show me how to pronounce approximate.
A: Approximate / Approximately
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Q: That's just an approximate estimate. 2 Does this sound natural?
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