English Thesaurus

Synonyms of 'approximate to'

(phrasal verb) 
Definition
to come close to
Something approximating to a just outcome will be ensured.
Synonyms
,
reach
Can you reach your toes with your fingertips?
,
approach
They race at speeds approaching 200mph.
,
touch
No one can touch them for professionalism.
,
come close to
,
border on
,
come near
,
verge on
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Additional synonyms

in the sense of approach
They race at speeds approaching 200mph.
Synonyms
touch (informal),
be like,
compare with,
come close to,
border on,
verge on,
be comparable to,
come near to
in the sense of reach
Definition
to succeed in touching
Can you reach your toes with your fingertips?
Synonyms
extend to,
get (a) hold of,
stretch to,
go as far as,
in the sense of touch
Definition
to compare to in quality or attainment
No one can touch them for professionalism.
Synonyms
compare with,
come up to,
come near,
be on a par with,
be a match for,
hold a candle to (informal),
be in the same league as

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Thesaurus for approximate to from the Collins English Thesaurus
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