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'approach' - used as a noun
1. 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
2. the act of drawing spatially closer to something
the hunter's approach scattered the geese
3. a way of entering or leaving
4. the final path followed by an aircraft as it is landing
5. the event of one object coming closer to another
6. a tentative suggestion designed to elicit the reactions of others
7. the temporal property of becoming nearer in time
the approach of winter
8. a close approximation
the nearest approach to genius
9. 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

'approach' - used as a verb
10. move towards
We were approaching our destination
11. come near or verge on, resemble, come nearer in quality, or character
His playing approaches that of Horowitz
12. begin to deal with
approach a task
approach a new project
13. come near in time
Winter is approaching
approaching old age
14. make advances to someone, usually with a proposal or suggestion
I was approached by the President to serve as his adviser in foreign matters

derived forms
1. Approach / Plural
approaches
2. Approach / Past
approached
3. Approach / Third Person
approaches
4. Approach / Present Participle
approaching
Variations of 'approach'
 
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Advice in old age is foolish; for what can be more absurd than to increase our provisions for the road the nearer we approach to our journey's end. - Click here to find out.
Fact of the day
About two hundred years before the birth of Christ, the Druids used mistletoe to celebrate that winter was approaching.