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SI. cop, SI. lift.

appropriateness, n. suitability, suitableness, fitness, rightness, justness, seemliness; aptness, appositeness, expedience; felicity, congruity, becomingness; applicability, relevance, relevancy, pertinence; propriety, decorum, decorousness, covenance.

appropriation, n. 1. takeover, seizure, capture; expropriation, arrogation, assumption, usurpation, accroachment; confiscation, impoundment.
2. theft, stealing, thievery, pilferage, pilfering,
SI. swiping, SI. hustling, SI. copping; peculation, embezzlement, misappropriation; shoplifting, palming, SI. boosting; plagiarism, piracy, Inf. lifting.
3. (
all usu. of funds) allotment, allocation, allowance, budget; dispensation, donation, dole, handout.

approval, n. 1. approbation, countenance, favor, acceptance, adoption, stamp of approval, blessing; support, backing, patronage, advocacy; recommendation, commendation, acknowledgment, good word, good opinion, kudos; honor, respect, esteem, regard, consideration.
2. sanction, official sanction, formal approval, imprimatur, license; endorsement, ratification, confirmation, affirmation, certification, validation; consent, assent, concurrence, agreement, acquiescence, compliance; permission, leave, nod,
Inf. the word, Inf. the OK, Inf. green light, Inf. go-ahead.
3. on approval
on trial, on or under probation, without obligation to buy.

approve, v. 1. appreciate, value, prize, cherish; respect, admire, esteem, like, think highly of; commend, praise, extol, speak well of.
2. sanction, allow, countenance, authorize, bless,
Inf. OK, Inf. give the green light or go-ahead, Inf say the word; accept, go along with, Inf. buy.
3. ratify, validate, certify, confirm, affirm, authenticate, homologate; recommend, advocate, support, back, second, uphold, sustain, maintain, favor.

approximate, adj. 1. near, approaching, impending, forthcoming, coming, imminent.
2. rough, estimated,
SI. guesstimated; Math, interpolate, Statistics, extrapolative.
3. adjacent, juxtapositional, juxtaposed, proximate, next, next-door, neighboring; close together, close by, near, nearby, nigh, at hand, at close range; adjacent, contiguous, bordering, adjoining, abutting, tangential, tangent, touching, contactual.
4. similar, like, resemblant, connected, related, quasi; relative, analogous, comparative, corresponding.
-v. 5. approach, come close, border on, neighbor, be on the brink of, be in the vicinity of; draw nigh, draw near, come together, close with, converge, come within a stone's throw; impend, verge, lean toward, move toward,
Archaic, nigh.
6. estimate, make a rough guess, give a ball park figure,
SI. guesstimate, Math, interpolate, Statistics. extrapolate; gauge, reckon, figure, compute roughly.
7. simulate, look like, give the appearance of,
Inf be the spit and image of, resemble, bear a resemblance to, hint at; imitate, copy, duplicate, mimic, mock.

approximately, adv. 1. about, just about, rougmy, generally, estimatingly, in round numbers, more or less, or so; around, circa.
2. nearly, almost,
Inf. most, all but, as good as, virtually; not quite, barely, hardly, scarcely; next to, close to, near, well-nigh, nigh, nigh upon or onto; nearing, approaching, toward, bordering on, verging on.
3. similarly, analogously, comparably, comparatively, relatively.

approximation, n. 1. estimate, estimation, rough idea, ball park figure; reckoning, rough computation,

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