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## Spell check of approximation

Correct spelling: *approximation*

**Synonyms:**

estimation, neighborhood, miniature, musical theme, assessment, precise, silhouette, appraisal, propinquity, value, presumption, scheme, theme, snapshot, multiplication, portrayal, plan, drawing, gauge, effigy, judgement, approach, enumeration, valuation, carving, statistics, guess, analogy, schedule, idea, measurement, depiction, algorithm, likeness, pastiche, copy, deduction, program, mathematics, sum, nearness, model, inference, division, similarity, computation, photograph, representation, contiguity, conjecture, bust, melodic theme, image, metaphor, cast, tally, outline, method, total, cartoon, count, reckoning, duplication, inexactitude, estimate, facsimile, consideration, picture, imitation, replica, calculation, bringing close together, arithmetic, statue, plot, illustration, inexactness, rendering, determination, conclusion, supposition, resemblance, calculus, study, score, mind, impression, evaluation, rank, figurine, idol, inaccuracy, imprecision, thought, system, account.

**Antonyms:**

distance, error, unlikeness, variation, difference, remoteness.

**Examples of usage:**

1) Gems so abundant here can only be bought at a just **approximation** to their value in the markets of the world; and unless one is willing to encounter the risk of being grossly deceived in quality, and to lose much time in bargaining, they had far better be purchased elsewhere. - "Due North or Glimpses of Scandinavia and Russia", Maturin M. Ballou.

2) Hence, in this case, it is evident that if we know the geological age of the beds, a and b, we can have an **approximation** to the age of the fault. - "Geology", James Geikie.

3) The modern critic speaks like the liberal theologian, who sees in heretical and heathen creeds an **approximation** to the truth, and admits that they may have a relative value, and even be the best fitted for the existing conditions. - "English Literature and Society in the Eighteenth Century", Leslie Stephen.