approach [uh-prohch] Show IPA
|Part of Speech:||verb|
|Definition:||make request, suggestion|
|Synonyms:||accost, address, advise, appeal to, apply to, beseech, confer, consult, entreat, feel, feel one out, give a play, give a tumble, greet, implore, make advance, make overture, make up to, plead, propose, sound out, speak to, supplicate, take aside, talk to, thumb, tumble|
|Concept:||[Motion towards] Approach.|
|Category:||4. Motion with reference to direction|
approach, approximate, appropinquate; near; get near, go near, draw near; come to close quarters, come near; move towards, set in towards; drift; make up to; gain upon; pursue; tread on the heels of; bear up; make the land; hug the shore, hug the land.
approaching; approximative; affluent; impending, imminent (destined [more]).
on the road.
|Antonyms:||recession (Motion from)]|
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