Approximately vs Correspond - What's the difference?

approximately | correspond |


As an adverb approximately

is imprecise but close to in quantity or amount.

As a verb correspond is

to be equivalent or similar in character, quantity, quality, origin, structure, function etc.

approximately

English

Alternative forms

* (abbreviation)

Adverb

(-)
  • Imprecise but close to in quantity or amount.
  • In every box of matches there are approximately 40 matchsticks.
    Per 100g of chocolate there are approximately 11.6g of saturated fat.
    ...approximately 60 beats per minute.

    Synonyms

    * around, near, nearly, almost, about, loosely, roughly, close to

    Antonyms

    * accurately, definitely, exactly, precisely

    See also

    * circa

    correspond

    English

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • to be equivalent or similar in character, quantity, quality, origin, structure, function etc.
  • to exchange messages, especially by postal letter, over a period of time.
  • I've been corresponding with my German pen pal for three years.