Definition of Approach


  • 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"
    - approach shot
  • a close approximation
    "the nearest approach to genius"
  • the temporal property of becoming nearer in time
    "the approach of winter"
  • a tentative suggestion designed to elicit the reactions of others
    "she rejected his advances"
  • the event of one object coming closer to another
  • the final path followed by an aircraft as it is landing
    - approach path - glide path - glide slope
  • a way of entering or leaving
    "he took a wrong turn on the access to the bridge"
  • the act of drawing spatially closer to something
    "the hunter's approach scattered the geese"
  • 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"
    - plan of attack


  • make advances to someone, usually with a proposal or suggestion
    "I was approached by the President to serve as his adviser in foreign matters"
  • come near in time
    "Winter is approaching"
    "approaching old age"
    - come near
  • begin to deal with
    "approach a task"
    "go about a difficult problem"
    "approach a new project"
    - set about - go about
  • come near or verge on, resemble, come nearer in quality, or character
    "This borders on discrimination!"
    "His playing approaches that of Horowitz"
    - border on
  • move towards
    "We were approaching our destination"
    "They are drawing near"
    "The enemy army came nearer and nearer"
    - come on - go up - draw near - draw close - come near
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.

Word games points for the Approach

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Unscramble approach

98 unscramble word found using the letters approach.

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