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Synonyms for approach

Synonyms for (noun) approach

Synonyms: coming, approach, approaching Definition: the act of drawing spatially closer to something Usage: the hunter's approach scattered the geese

Similar words: motion, move, movement Definition: the act of changing location from one place to another Usage: police controlled the motion of the crowd; the movement of people from the farms to the cities; his move put him directly in my path

Synonyms: approach, approach shot Definition: a relatively short golf shot intended to put the ball onto the putting green Usage: he lost the hole when his approach rolled over the green

Similar words: swing, golf shot, golf stroke Definition: the act of swinging a golf club at a golf ball and (usually) hitting it

Synonyms: approach, attack, plan of attack Definition: ideas or actions intended to deal with a problem or situation Usage: 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

Similar words: conceptualisation, conceptualization, formulation Definition: inventing or contriving an idea or explanation and formulating it mentally

Synonyms: access, approach Definition: a way of entering or leaving Usage: he took a wrong turn on the access to the bridge

Similar words: way Definition: any artifact consisting of a road or path affording passage from one place to another Usage: he said he was looking for the way out

Synonyms: approach Definition: a close approximation Usage: the nearest approach to genius

Similar words: similarity Definition: the quality of being similar

Synonyms: coming, approach, approaching Definition: the temporal property of becoming nearer in time Usage: the approach of winter

Similar words: timing Definition: the time when something happens

Synonyms: overture, feeler, approach, advance Definition: a tentative suggestion designed to elicit the reactions of others Usage: she rejected his advances

Similar words: proposition, proffer, suggestion Definition: a proposal offered for acceptance or rejection Usage: it was a suggestion we couldn't refuse

Synonyms: approach, approaching Definition: the event of one object coming closer to another

Similar words: motion, movement Definition: a natural event that involves a change in the position or location of something

Synonyms: approach, approach path, glide path, glide slope Definition: the final path followed by an aircraft as it is landing

Similar words: air lane, airway, skyway, flight path Definition: a designated route followed by airplanes in flying from one airport to another

Synonyms for (verb) approach

Synonyms: approach Definition: make advances to someone, usually with a proposal or suggestion Usage: I was approached by the President to serve as his adviser in foreign matters

Similar words: accost, address, come up to Definition: speak to someone

Synonyms: come near, approach Definition: come near in time Usage: Winter is approaching; approaching old age

Similar words: come, come up Definition: move toward, travel toward something or somebody or approach something or somebody Usage: He came singing down the road; Come with me to the Casbah; come down here!; come out of the closet!; come into the room

Synonyms: come near, come on, go up, near, draw close, draw near, approach Definition: move towards Usage: We were approaching our destination; They are drawing near; The enemy army came nearer and nearer

Similar words: come, come up Definition: move toward, travel toward something or somebody or approach something or somebody Usage: He came singing down the road; Come with me to the Casbah; come down here!; come out of the closet!; come into the room

Synonyms: set about, approach, go about Definition: begin to deal with Usage: approach a task; go about a difficult problem; approach a new project

Similar words: move, act Definition: perform an action, or work out or perform (an action) Usage: think before you act; We must move quickly; The governor should act on the new energy bill; The nanny acted quickly by grabbing the toddler and covering him with a wet towel

Synonyms: border on, approach Definition: come near or verge on, resemble, come nearer in quality, or character Usage: This borders on discrimination!; His playing approaches that of Horowitz

Similar words: approximate, come close Definition: be close or similar Usage: Her results approximate my own