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    Wordnet English Dictionary

    noun
    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"
    the act of drawing spatially closer to something; "the hunter′s approach scattered the geese"
    a way of entering or leaving; "he took a wrong turn on the access to the bridge"
    the final path followed by an aircraft as it is landing
    the event of one object coming closer to another
    a tentative suggestion designed to elicit the reactions of others; "she rejected his advances"
    the temporal property of becoming nearer in time; "the approach of winter"
    a close approximation; "the nearest approach to genius"
    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"
    verb
    move towards; "We were approaching our destination"; "They are drawing near"; "The enemy army came nearer and nearer"
    come near or verge on, resemble, come nearer in quality, or character; "This borders on discrimination!"; "His playing approaches that of Horowitz"
    begin to deal with; "approach a task"; "go about a difficult problem"; "approach a new project"
    come near in time; "Winter is approaching"; "approaching old age"
    make advances to someone, usually with a proposal or suggestion; "I was approached by the President to serve as his adviser in foreign matters"

    Wordnet English Thesaurus

    noun
    access, approximation, incoming, arrival, advent, entrance
    verb
    appeal to, turn to, near, access, reach, approximate

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