approach


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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

Synonyms for approach

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 ?
She tried to sheer off, but the supernatural animal approached with a velocity double her own.
The frigate approached noiselessly, stopped at two cables' lengths from the animal, and following its track.
Then that success, which was already so well known, was officially announced; the favored band who were selected to guard the gates of the fort were detailed, and defiled before their chief; the signal of their approach was given, and all the usual preparations for a change of masters were ordered and executed directly under the guns of the contested works.
"It will be your duty to see that none dare to approach the ladies with any rude intention, or to offer insult or taunt at the misfortune of their brave father.
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.
Very stealthily he approached the edge and peered over.
The canoes approached near enough to gain a full view of them, but they were not to be brought to a parley.
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.
She took the candle, and approached the corpse of the woman who had been literally killed at her side.
Thus it was that I went more slowly as we approached the barrier, for it was my intention to move cautiously by day over the ice-pack that I might discover, before I had run into a trap, if there really lay an inhabited country at the north pole, for there only could I imagine a spot where Matai Shang might feel secure from John Carter, Prince of Helium.
So it was that now, as he cautiously approached the village of Mbonga, he was quite prepared either to kill or be killed should he be discovered.
As he approached, a ringing shot issued from it deafening him and his suite, and in the smoke that suddenly surrounded the gun they could see the gunners who had seized it straining to roll it quickly back to its former position.
Guiche summoned one of his grooms, and delivering the prisoner into his charge, with orders to shoot him through the head if he attempted to escape, he leaped from his horse and approached Raoul.
Slowly they approached and slowly I shrank back from the awful horror of them.