(as) near as someone can tell/figure

idiom

US, informal
: based on what someone knows
She said that as near as she can tell she'll be here by six o'clock.

Dictionary Entries Near (as) near as someone can tell/figure

as near as damn it

(as) near as someone can tell/figure

as necessary

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“(as) near as someone can tell/figure.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/%28as%29%20near%20as%20someone%20can%20tell%2Ffigure. Accessed 30 Jan. 2023.

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