I think he approximated more nearly to running, that day, than he ever had done in his life before.
The edges must then be pared and approximated as directed above.
The modern usage in Dutch and German has approximated to the English.
This period we approximated in our last Discourse, and made it out to be about 1,957.
In addition it has width and breadth, which are approximated by the idea of simultaneity to a certain extent.
This conduct of venery is an ideal that is only approximated.
Though no photoplay tableau has yet approximated the brush of Inness, why not attempt to lead Jeanne through an Inness landscape?
It must be confessed that the latter is often approximated by reality--and everybody knows it.
At eleven, they had approximated so near each other, that the landsmen employed their musketry, and with effect.
Of course, conditions on Earth could be approximated on another planet.
early 15c., "to bring or put close," from approximate (adj.). Meaning "to come close" is from 1789. Related: Approximated; approximating.
approximate ap·prox·i·mate (ə-prŏk'sə-māt')
v. ap·prox·i·mat·ed, ap·prox·i·mat·ing, ap·prox·i·mates
To bring together, as cut edges of tissue. adj. (-mĭt)
Relating to the contact surfaces, either proximal or distal, of two adjacent teeth; proximate.
Close together. Used of the teeth in the human jaw.