Definition of approach :
1. A access, or opportunity of drawing near.
2. A stroke whose object is to land the ball on the putting green. It is made with an iron club.
3. A way, passage, or avenue by which a place or buildings can be approached; an access.
4. Movements to gain favor; advances.
5. See Approaching.
6. The act of drawing near; a coming or advancing near.
7. The advanced works, trenches, or covered roads made by besiegers in their advances toward a fortress or military post.
8. To bring near; to cause to draw near; to advance.
9. To come near to in place, time, or character; to draw nearer to; as, to approach the city; to approach my cabin; he approached the age of manhood.
10. To come or go near, in place or time; to draw nigh; to advance nearer.
11. To draw near, in a figurative sense; to make advances; to approximate; as, he approaches to the character of the ablest statesman.
12. To take approaches to.
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arrival (part of speech: noun)
coming, fulfillment, achievement, landing, reception, homecoming, attainment, entrance, touchdown, advent, debarkation, ingress, return, arrival, landfall, welcome, appearance, accomplishment, destination
appeal (part of speech: verb)
plea, supplicate, application, invitation, plead, appeal, beseech, solicitation, implore, accost, invite, invocation, apply, prayer, bid, buttonhole, beg, entreat, greet, petition, entice, supplication, request, entreaty, address, solicit
method (part of speech: noun)
endeavor (part of speech: verb)
performance, aim, enterprise, proceed, gambit, purpose, commitment, attempt, engagement, volunteer, action, project, deed, effort, undertake, engage, proceeding, venture, act, contract, production, endeavor, undertaking, adventure, job, essay, exploit, maneuver, commit, assay, perform
intention (part of speech: noun)
forethought, scheme, calculation, intention, idea, scenario, forecast, choice, prospectus, agenda, procedure, object, policy, ambition, wish, strategy, proposal, will, plan, expectation, consideration, schedule, goal
ensue (part of speech: verb)
approach (part of speech: verb)
greet (part of speech: verb)
converge (part of speech: verb)
offer (part of speech: verb)
endowment, submit, bestowal, deal, impart, offering, quotation, grant, endow, issue, extend, donation, overture, gift, citation, submission, present, bestow, cite, give, tender, investiture, quote, concession, offer, render
- Captain Griffiths," she continued, as she observed his approach, " if you really must go, please take Mr. Lessingham with you. - "The Zeppelin's Passenger", E. Phillips Oppenheim.
- I'll approach her in the matter. - "Somewhere in Red Gap", Harry Leon Wilson.
- But the man did not approach the boat. - "The Blue Envelope", Roy J. Snell.