1. [noun] ideas or actions intended to deal with a problem or situation; "his approach to every problem is to draw up a list of pros and cons"; "an attack on inflation"; "his plan of attack was misguided"
    Synonyms: attack, plan of attack

  2. [noun] the act of drawing spatially closer to something; "the hunter's approach scattered the geese"
    Synonyms: ing, coming

  3. [noun] a way of entering or leaving; "he took a wrong turn on the access to the bridge"
    Synonyms: access

  4. [noun] the final path followed by an aircraft as it is landing
    Synonyms: path, glide path, glide slope

  5. [noun] the event of one object coming closer to another
    Synonyms: ing

  6. [noun] a tentative suggestion designed to elicit the reactions of others; "she rejected his advances"
    Synonyms: overture, advance, feeler

  7. [noun] the temporal property of becoming nearer in time; "the approach of winter"
    Synonyms: ing, coming

  8. [noun] a close approximation; "the nearest approach to genius"

  9. [noun] a relatively short golf shot intended to put the ball onto the putting green; "he lost the hole when his approach rolled over the green"
    Synonyms: shot

  10. [verb] move towards; "We were approaching our destination"; "They are drawing near"; "The enemy army came nearer and nearer"
    Synonyms: near, come on, go up, draw near, draw close, come near

  11. [verb] come near or verge on, resemble, come nearer in quality, or character; "This borders on discrimination!"; "His playing approaches that of Horowitz"
    Synonyms: border on

  12. [verb] begin to deal with; "approach a task"; "go about a difficult problem"; "approach a new project"
    Synonyms: set about, go about

  13. [verb] come near in time; "Winter is approaching"; "approaching old age"
    Synonyms: come near

  14. [verb] make advances to someone, usually with a proposal or suggestion; "I was approached by the President to serve as his adviser in foreign matters"


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