Synonyms for approach

Grammar : Noun, verb
Spell : uh-prohch
Phonetic Transcription : əˈproʊtʃ

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Définition of approach

Origin :
  • c.1300, from Anglo-French approcher, Old French aprochier "approach, come closer" (12c., Modern French approcher), from Late Latin appropiare "go nearer to," from Latin ad- "to" (see ad-) + Late Latin propiare "come nearer," comparative of Latin prope "near" (see propinquity). Replaced Old English neahlæcan.
  • noun way, means of arriving
  • noun request, suggestion
  • noun plan of attack, resolution
  • verb come nearer
  • verb make request, suggestion
  • verb begin
Example sentences :
  • There was no danger of discovery on his approach, for it was a wild night of wind and rain.
  • Extract from : « Way of the Lawless » by Max Brand
  • They are "safe, because they are too filthy to handle, and too noisome even to approach."
  • Extract from : « The Story of the Malakand Field Force » by Sir Winston S. Churchill
  • But she could not help smiling, so evident was it that he simply wished to approach her.
  • Extract from : « The Dream » by Emile Zola
  • He was prevented from replying by the approach of Simba at the head of eight of the askaris.
  • Extract from : « The Leopard Woman » by Stewart Edward White
  • For days and days they flanked the safari before venturing to approach.
  • Extract from : « The Leopard Woman » by Stewart Edward White
  • But they are all arrant cowards, and fear to approach me—fear even to come into this wood.
  • Extract from : « Green Mansions » by W. H. Hudson
  • The first man to approach the wicket was the Director of the Circus.
  • Extract from : « The Underdog » by F. Hopkinson Smith
  • From this point till we approach Cette the region defies definition.
  • Extract from : « In the Heart of Vosges » by Matilda Betham-Edwards
  • She had not noted my presence or approach, and only looked up when I stood before her.
  • Extract from : « In the Valley » by Harold Frederic
  • How should I approach the subject--the one thing of which I knew we were both thinking?
  • Extract from : « In the Valley » by Harold Frederic

Antonyms for approach

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