1. Ideas or actions intended to deal with a problem or situation (synset 100942956)
    "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"
  2. The act of drawing spatially closer to something (synset 100281697)
    "the hunter's approach scattered the geese"
  3. A way of entering or leaving (synset 102673692)
    "he took a wrong turn on the access to the bridge"
  4. The final path followed by an aircraft as it is landing (synset 108510971)
  5. The event of one object coming closer to another (synset 107325125)
  6. A tentative suggestion designed to elicit the reactions of others (synset 107179000)
    "she rejected his advances"
  7. The temporal property of becoming nearer in time (synset 105053622)
    "the approach of winter"
  8. A close approximation (synset 104753374)
    "the nearest approach to genius"
  9. A relatively short golf shot intended to put the ball onto the putting green (synset 100574305)
    "he lost the hole when his approach rolled over the green"
  1. Move towards (synset 202057865)
    "We were approaching our destination"; "They are drawing near"; "The enemy army came nearer and nearer"
  2. Come near or verge on, resemble, come nearer in quality, or character (synset 202709812)
    "This borders on discrimination!"; "His playing approaches that of Horowitz"
  3. Begin to deal with (synset 202444146)
    "approach a task"; "go about a difficult problem"; "approach a new project"
  4. Come near in time (synset 201853713)
    "Winter is approaching"; "approaching old age"
  5. Make advances to someone, usually with a proposal or suggestion (synset 200992424)
    "I was approached by the President to serve as his adviser in foreign matters"

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