Meaning of APPROACH in English

vt to take approaches to.

2. approach ·vi movements to gain favor; advances.

3. approach ·vi ·see approaching.

4. approach ·vi a access, or opportunity of drawing near.

5. approach ·vi the act of drawing near; a coming or advancing near.

6. approach ·vi to come or go near, in place or time; to draw nigh; to advance nearer.

7. approach ·vt to bring near; to cause to draw near; to advance.

8. approach ·add. ·noun a stroke whose object is to land the ball on the putting green. it is made with an iron club.

9. approach ·vi a way, passage, or avenue by which a place or buildings can be approached; an access.

10. approach ·vi the advanced works, trenches, or covered roads made by besiegers in their advances toward a fortress or military post.

11. approach ·vt 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.

12. approach ·vi to draw near, in a figurative sense; to make advances; to approximate; as, he approaches to the character of the ablest statesman.

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