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approached

verb
past tense of approach

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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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“Approached.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/approached. Accessed 25 Jan. 2022.

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