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approach

noun

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1 an established course for traveling from one place to another
  • will take the standard landing approach from the south

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2 the means or procedure for doing something
  • that's a different approach to knitting, but it seems to work

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approach

verb

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1 to come near or nearer
  • the parade's approaching! I can hear the band playing!

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2 to move closer to
  • approach the bull with caution

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3 to come near or nearer to in character or quality
  • his store-bought dessert doesn't even approach your homemade version of it

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The first known use of approach was in the 13th century

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“Approach.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/approach. Accessed 31 Oct. 2020.

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