Textual thesaurus for "approach"

(noun) coming, approaching

the act of drawing spatially closer to something

the hunter's approach scattered the geese

(noun) approach shot

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

(noun) attack, plan of attack

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; an attack on inflation; his plan of attack was misguided

(noun) access

a way of entering or leaving

he took a wrong turn on the access to the bridge

(noun) coming, approaching

the temporal property of becoming nearer in time

the approach of winter

(noun) overture, feeler, advance

a tentative suggestion designed to elicit the reactions of others

she rejected his advances

(noun) approaching

the event of one object coming closer to another

(noun) approach path, glide path, glide slope

the final path followed by an aircraft as it is landing

(verb) come near

come near in time

Winter is approaching; approaching old age

(verb) come near, come on, go up, near, draw close, draw near

move towards

We were approaching our destination; They are drawing near; The enemy army came nearer and nearer

(verb) set about, go about

begin to deal with

approach a task; go about a difficult problem; approach a new project

(verb) border on

come near or verge on, resemble, come nearer in quality, or character

This borders on discrimination!; His playing approaches that of Horowitz