What is another word for approximation?
179 synonyms foundPronunciation:
[ ɐpɹˌɒksɪmˈe͡ɪʃən], [ ɐpɹˌɒksɪmˈeɪʃən], [ ɐ_p_ɹ_ˌɒ_k_s_ɪ_m_ˈeɪ_ʃ_ə_n]Table of Contents
Similar words for approximation: approximation (noun)
 attribute (noun)
 ballpark figure (noun)
 calculation (noun)
 closeness (noun)
 contact (noun)
 estimate (noun)
 idea (noun)
 parity (noun)
 representation (noun)
 similarity (noun)
 touching (noun)
 other synonyms
Definition for Approximation:
Synonyms for Approximation:
n.

•
 parallel,
 conjecture,
 echo.

•
 precise.
 consideration,
 gauge,
 plan,
 program,
 arithmetic,
 valuation,
 guess,
 computation,
 determination,
 schedule,
 rank,
 appraisal,
 calculus,
 multiplication,
 total,
 thought,
 study,
 evaluation,
 system,
 deduction,
 plot,
 score,
 triangulation,
 supposition,
 presumption,
 tally,
 judgement,
 account,
 measurement,
 assessment,
 mathematics,
 quantification,
 sum,
 enumeration,
 count,
 division,
 algorithm,
 conclusion,
 scheme,
 algebra,
 reckoning,
 method,
 value,
 statistics,
 calculation,
 inference.
 drawing,
 analogy,
 copy,
 imitation,
 carving,
 figurine,
 snapshot,
 picture,
 metaphor,
 image,
 photograph,
 depiction,
 replica,
 duplication,
 facsimile,
 effigy,
 miniature,
 pastiche,
 statue,
 representation,
 impression,
 outline,
 illustration,
 portrayal,
 rendering,
 bust,
 idol,
 cast,
 silhouette,
 model,
 cartoon.
Other synonyms:

•
 expansion,
 maths,
 countdown,
 mathematical,
 carbon copy,
 theorem,
 exponent,
 expression,
 locus,
 exponential,
 numeracy,
 computational,
 formula,
 imitator,
 average,
 figure,
 logarithm,
 solution,
 equation,
 term,
 dead ringer,
 deviation,
 mirror image,
 innumerate,
 long division,
 math,
 spitting image,
 log,
 binomial,
 doppelganger,
 proposition,
 projection,
 Tweedledum And Tweedledee,
 multiplication table,
 variable,
 minime,
 numerate,
 probability,
 times table,
 quadratic equation,
 mathematician,
 decimal place,
 polynomial,
 domain,
 innumeracy,
 mental arithmetic,
 abacus,
 head count.

•
 peer.

•
 equal.

•
 double.
Paraphrases for Approximation:
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Independent

Noun, singular or mass
approximate, estimation, estimate, cohesion, harmonise, interaction, comparison, Adaption, Harmonizing, coordination, correlation, coordination, integration, adjustment, accession, connection.

Noun, singular or mass

Other Related

Proper noun, singular
rapprochement, reconciliation, reconciliations.

Noun, singular or mass
harmonization, adaptation, rapprochement, closeness, proximity, reconciliation, proxy, relatedness, harmonising, intersection.

Verb, non3rd person singular present
rapprochement.

Proper noun, singular
Antonyms for Approximation:

n.

closeness
unlikeness, difference, dissimilarity.

Other antonyms:
error, variation, distance, remoteness.

closeness
Approximation Sentence Examples:

It is absolutely certain that the world will once again some day achieve what it has often had and often lost  the closer approximation of knowledge and aspiration  so that its religious system may satisfy the soul of the saint without disgusting the intellect of the scholar.

At the same time, a mere approximation to this exact point will protect him from destruction.
Homophones for Approximation:
Hypernym for Approximation:
n.
Hyponym for Approximation:
n.

attribute
similarity.

cognition
computation, reckoning, calculation, figuring.

communication
version.

attribute