approach

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 /əˈprəʊtʃ/


WordReference English Thesaurus © 2015
approach
  • Sense: A means of access
    • path
    • way
    • road
    • passageway
    • entrance
    • access
    • access road
    • way in
    • slip road

  • Sense: Plan of action
    • method
    • program
    • procedure
    • strategy
    • plan
    • programme
    • plan of action
    • action plan
    • scheme
    • design
    • way
    • course
    • course of action
    • methodology

  • Sense: The act of coming near or on
    • coming
    • advance
    • advent
    • arrival
    • appearance
    • reaching
    • landing
    • approaching
    • nearing
    • act of drawing near
    • coming nearer
    • accession
    • coming on
    • looming

  • Sense: Overture; usually plural
    • proposal
    • offer
    • proposition
    • suggestion
    • flirtation
    • come-on (slang)


WordReference English Thesaurus © 2015
approach
  • Sense: To approach personally
    • appeal to
    • apply to
    • address
    • speak to
    • talk to
    • propose
    • request
    • accost
    • direct oneself to
    • make advances to
    • make overtures to
    • take aside
    • talk to in private
    • buttonhole
    • corner
    • descend on
    • descend upon
    • sound out
    • go up to
    • come up to
    • come on to (slang)
    • make a pass at (slang)

  • Sense: To come near in space
    • near
    • come near
    • come nearer
    • go toward
    • move toward
    • drift toward
    • come up to
    • step up to
    • roll up to
    • advance
    • loom up
    • creep up
    • drive up
    • verge upon
    • draw near
    • go near
    • converge on
    • advance on
    • gain on
    • come into sight
    • progress
    • close in
    • surround
    • come forward
    • come closer
    • overtake
    • bear down on
    • edge up to
    • ease up to
    • head into
    • go to
    • go up to
    • be near
    • be nigh
    • be soon
    • draw nigh
    • catch up
    • catch up with

  • Sense: To come near in time
    • be imminent
    • be forthcoming
    • threaten
    • await
    • near
    • draw near
    • impend
    • stare one in the face
    • be around the corner
    • be soon
    • be nigh
    • draw nigh
    • loom
    • lie ahead

  • Sense: To approximate
    • come close to
    • approximate
    • equal
    • resemble
    • compare to
    • compare with
    • equate to
    • be similar to
    • be like
    • be not unlike
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