approach [uh-prohch] Show IPA
|Part of Speech:||verb|
|Synonyms:||advance, approximate, be comparable to, be like, bear, belly up to, border, buzz*, catch up, close in, come, come at, come close, compare with, contact, converge, correspond to, creep up, draw near, equal, gain on, go toward, impend, loom up, match, meet, move in on, move toward, near, progress, reach, resemble, surround, take after, threaten, verge upon|
|Antonyms:||depart, distance, go away, leave|
|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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