Approach

(Roget's Thesaurus)
-->Motion towards.
<- N
PARAG:Approach->N
GRP: \\ N \\ 1
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ approach
approach
approximation
appropinquation
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ access
access
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ appulse
appulse
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ afflux
afflux
affluxion
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ advent
advent
&c.(approach of time) 121
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ pursuit
pursuit
&c. 622
PARAG:Approach->V
GRP: \\ V \\ 1
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ approach
approach
approximate
appropinquate
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ near
near
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ get near
get near
go near
draw near
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ come to close quarters
come to close quarters
come near
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ move towards
move towards
set in towards
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ drift
drift
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ make up to
make up to
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ gain upon
gain upon
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ pursue
pursue
&c. 622
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ tread on the heels of
tread on the heels of
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ bear up
bear up
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ make the land
make the land
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ hug the shore
hug the shore
hug the land
PARAG:Approach->Adj
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ approaching
approaching
&c.->V.
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ approximative
approximative
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ affluent
affluent
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ impending
impending
imminent
&c.(destined 152) ???.
PARAG:Approach->Adv
GRP: \\ Adv \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ on the road
on the road
PARAG:Approach->Int
GRP: \\ Int \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Int \\ 1 \\ come hither
come hither
=>!
approach
=>!
here
=>!
come
=>!
come near
=>!
forward
=>!

English dictionary for students. 2013.

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  • approach — vb 1 Approach, near, approximate mean to come or draw close (to). Approach is by far the widest in its range of application. Very often it implies a coming close in space {he left the group and appro ache dus} {the storm was approaching} Often… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • approach — I verb accedere, accost, advance, adventare, appropinquare, be in proximity, be in sight of, be in the neighborhood of, be in the vicinity of, be near, come forward, come near, confront, converge upon, draw near, edge close to, get near, go near …   Law dictionary

  • approach — UK US /əˈprəʊtʃ/ noun [C] ► a way of doing something: an approach to sth »Their positive approach to absence management played a large part in helping the organization return to profitability. a cautious/hands on/practical approach »He is… …   Financial and business terms

  • approach — [n1] way, means of arriving access, accession, advance, advent, avenue, coming, drawing near, entrance, gate, landing, nearing, passage, path, reaching, road, way; concepts 159,501 Ant. departure, distancing, leaving approach [n2] request,… …   New thesaurus

  • Approach — Ap*proach , n. [Cf. F. approche. See {Approach}, v. i.] 1. The act of drawing near; a coming or advancing near. The approach of summer. Horsley. [1913 Webster] A nearer approach to the human type. Owen. [1913 Webster] 2. A access, or opportunity… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Approach — Ap*proach , v. t. 1. To bring near; to cause to draw near; to advance. [Archaic] Boyle. [1913 Webster] 2. 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Approach — »Art der Annäherung an ein Problem, besonders wirksame Werbezeile«: Das Fremdwort wurde in der 2. Hälfte des 20. Jh.s aus gleichbed. engl. approach übernommen, einer Substantivierung des Verbs to approach »sich nähern«, das über frz. approcher… …   Das Herkunftswörterbuch

  • approach — [ə prōch′] vi. [ME aprochen < OFr aprochier < LL(Ec) appropiare < L ad , to + propius, compar. of prope, near] to come closer or draw nearer vt. 1. to come near or nearer to 2. to be like or similar to; approximate 3. to make advances, a …   English World dictionary

  • Approach — Ap*proach , v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Approached}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Approaching}.] [OE. approchen, aprochen, OF. approcher, LL. appropriare, fr. L. ad + propiare to draw near, prope near.] 1. To come or go near, in place or time; to draw nigh; to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • approach — ► VERB 1) come near to in distance, time, or standard. 2) go to (someone) with a proposal or request. 3) start to deal with in a certain way. ► NOUN 1) a way of dealing with something. 2) an initial proposal or request. 3) the …   English terms dictionary

  • approach — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 way of dealing with sb/sth ADJECTIVE ▪ conventional, orthodox, traditional ▪ alternate (AmE), alternative, different, fresh, new …   Collocations dictionary

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