Approach

  • 21 approach — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) I v. t. accost, confront, encounter (See contact); draw near, approach. n. access, avenue, ingress; bid, offer; fashion, manner, method; nearing, approach. Ant., withdraw, recede. II Motion toward Nouns… …

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  • 22 approach — I. verb Etymology: Middle English approchen, from Anglo French aprocher, from Late Latin appropiare, from Latin ad + prope near; akin to Latin pro before more at for Date: 13th century transitive verb 1. a. to draw closer to ; near …

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  • 23 approach — 01. She [approached] her boss about getting a raise. 02. The cat slowly [approached] the bush where the mouse was hiding. 03. Her [approaching] wedding made her excited, as well as a little bit nervous. 04. I know I can talk to my boss about any… …

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  • 24 approach — v. & n. v. 1 tr. come near or nearer to (a place or time). 2 intr. come near or nearer in space or time (the hour approaches). 3 tr. make a tentative proposal or suggestion to (approached me about a loan). 4 tr. a be similar in character, quality …

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  • 25 approach — /əˈproʊtʃ / (say uh prohch) verb (t) 1. to come nearer or near to: to approach the city. 2. to come near to in quality, character, time, or condition: few can approach Homer as a poet. 3. to bring near to something. 4. to make advances or a… …

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  • 26 approach — {{11}}approach (n.) mid 15c., from APPROACH (Cf. approach) (v.). Figurative sense of means of handling a problem, etc. is first attested 1905. {{12}}approach (v.) c.1300, from Anglo Fr. approcher, O.Fr. aprochier approach, come closer (12c.,… …

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  • 27 approach — 1. verb 1) she approached the altar Syn: move towards, near, come near, close in on, close with, gain on 2) she approached him about a pay rise Syn: speak to, talk to, sound out, make a proposal to …

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  • 28 approach — Synonyms and related words: MO, access, accomplish, accomplishment, accordance, accost, achieve, achievement, act on, address, adit, advance, advances, advent, advise, agreement, air lock, algorithm, alikeness, alliance, analogy, answer,… …

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  • 29 APPROACH — (Roget s Thesaurus II) Index approach noun advance, approach, bent, charge, comeback, heading, talent adjective approachable verb …

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  • 30 approach — 1. verb 1) she approached the altar Syn: move toward, come/go toward, advance toward, inch toward, go/come/draw/move nearer, go/come/draw/move closer, near; close in, gain on; reach, arrive at Ant: leave 2) …

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  • 31 approach*/*/ — [əˈprəʊtʃ] noun I 1) [C] a way of dealing with something He has a relaxed approach to life.[/ex] 2) [singular] the fact that something is coming closer in time or in distance the approach of war[/ex] 3) [C] the action of asking for something, or… …

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  • 32 approach — ap•proach [[t]əˈproʊtʃ[/t]] v. t. 1) to come nearer to: The car approached the curb[/ex] 2) to come within range for comparison: As a poet he can t approach Keats[/ex] 3) to make contact with: approached the company with an offer[/ex] 4) to begin …

    From formal English to slang

  • 33 approach — /ə prəυtʃ/ noun getting in touch with someone with a proposal ● The company made an approach to the supermarket chain. ● The board turned down all approaches on the subject of mergers. ● We have had an approach from a Japanese company to buy our… …

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  • 34 approach — 1. verb /əˈprəʊtʃ/ a) To come or go near, in place or time; to draw nigh; to advance nearer. Wherefore approached ye so nigh unto the city? mdash;2 Sam. xi. 20. b) To draw near, in a figurative sense; to make advances; to approximate. But… …

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  • 35 Approach — Ap|proach* [ə proutʃ] der; [e]s, s <aus engl. approach »das Näherkommen, Annäherung« zu to approach »sich nähern«, dies über altfr. aprochier aus spätlat. appropiare>: 1. Sehweise, Art der Annäherung an ein [wissenschaftliches] Problem. 2.… …

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  • 36 approach — [14] Approach is etymologically connected with propinquity ‘nearness’; they both go back ultimately to Latin prope ‘near’. Propinquity [14] comes from a derived Latin adjective propinquus ‘neighbouring’, while approach is based on the comparative …

    The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

  • 37 Approach — VP An Approach refers to how a story, documentary or narrative is told on screen. FilmM How you choose to tell your documentary story. Using reenactments, your style of camerawork, narration, editing techniques, viewpoint. These are all parts of… …

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  • 38 approach — [14] Approach is etymologically connected with propinquity ‘nearness’; they both go back ultimately to Latin prope ‘near’. Propinquity [14] comes from a derived Latin adjective propinquus ‘neighbouring’, while approach is based on the comparative …

    Word origins

  • 39 approach — būdas statusas T sritis automatika atitikmenys: angl. approach; mode; technique vok. Technik, f; Verfahren, n rus. метод, m; способ, m pranc. mode, m; méthode, f; procédé, m; technique, f …

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  • 40 approach — būdas statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. approach; technique vok. Technik, f; Verfahren, n rus. способ, m pranc. méthode, f; procédé, m; technique, f …

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