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Synonyms for approach

make a proposal to

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set about

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approximate

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approximation

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to come near in space or time

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to come near, as in quality or amount

to bring an appeal or request, for example, to the attention of

the act or fact of coming near

a method used in dealing with something

a preliminary action intended to elicit a favorable response

Synonyms for approach

ideas or actions intended to deal with a problem or situation

the act of drawing spatially closer to something

a way of entering or leaving

the final path followed by an aircraft as it is landing

the event of one object coming closer to another

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a tentative suggestion designed to elicit the reactions of others

the temporal property of becoming nearer in time

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a close approximation

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a relatively short golf shot intended to put the ball onto the putting green

come near or verge on, resemble, come nearer in quality, or character

begin to deal with

make advances to someone, usually with a proposal or suggestion

References in classic literature ?
Elizabeth was awakened from the trance created by this scene, and by gazing in that unusual manner at the bot tom of the lake, be the hoarse sounds of Benjamin’s voice, and the dashing of oars, as the heavier boat of the seine-drawers approached the spot where the canoe lay, dragging after it the folds of the net.
The body was now raised slowly, looking ghastly and grim as its features turned upward to the light and approached the surface.
He approached the princesses, who were engaged in conversation with the Duke of Norfolk, and, in a voice which ill concealed his impatience, said, "It is time now to disembark, your royal highness.
One of them was peering round the edge of the granite mass as though watching one who approached from the opposite side.
All were clothed in magnificent furs--the six in the black and yellow striped hide of the orluk, while he who approached alone was resplendent in the pure white skin of an apt.
There was much excited gesticulating, pointing, and chattering; then several of the warriors approached and peered within.
Officers who approached him with disturbed countenances became calm; soldiers and officers greeted him gaily, grew more cheerful in his presence, and were evidently anxious to display their courage before him.
Very stealthily he approached the edge and peered over.
Numa lay in his path and as Tarzan approached growled menacingly.
As Tarzan approached, the beast turned, snarling, toward him, struggling to extricate itself; but one great limb across its back and the smaller entangling branches pinioning its legs prevented it from moving but a few inches in any direction.
To the very gate he came and when he found it and that it was open he paused for a moment, listening; then he approached and looked within.
White Fang's snarling began with the movement, and increased as the movement approached its culmination.
As the hour of two approached the friends began to arrive and after offering such consolation to the stricken relatives as the proprieties of the occasion required, solemnly seated themselves about the room with an augmented consciousness of their importance in the scheme funereal.
She took the candle, and approached the corpse of the woman who had been literally killed at her side.
He bounded over the crevices in the ice, among which I had walked with caution; his stature, also, as he approached, seemed to exceed that of man.