approachable

  • 1Approachable — Ap*proach a*ble, a. Capable of being approached; accessible; as, approachable virtue. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2approachable — [adj1] accessible attainable, come at able*, convenient, door’s always open*, getable*, obtainable, reachable; concept 576 Ant. formal, inaccessible, unapproachable, unreachable approachable [adj2] friendly affable, agreeable, congenial, cordial …

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  • 3approachable — index available, open (accessible), passable, public (open), vulnerable Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton …

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  • 4approachable — (adj.) 1570s, from APPROACH (Cf. approach) (v.) + ABLE (Cf. able). Figurative sense, affable, friendly, is from 1610s. Related: Approachably; approachability …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 5approachable — ► ADJECTIVE 1) friendly and easy to talk to. 2) able to be reached from a particular direction or by a particular means. DERIVATIVES approachability noun …

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  • 6approachable — [ə prōch′ə bəl] adj. 1. that can be approached; accessible 2. easily approached; friendly; receptive approachability n …

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  • 7approachable — [[t]əpro͟ʊtʃəb(ə)l[/t]] 1) ADJ GRADED (approval) If you describe someone as approachable, you think that they are friendly and easy to talk to. We found him very approachable and easy to talk with. Ant: aloof, unapproachable 2) ADJ GRADED… …

    English dictionary

  • 8approachable — ap|proach|a|ble [ ə proutʃəbl ] adjective 1. ) someone who is approachable is friendly and easy to talk to 2. ) capable of being reached from a particular direction or by a particular means: The site is approachable only by sea …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 9approachable — adjective 1) students found the staff approachable Syn: friendly, welcoming, pleasant, agreeable, sympathetic, congenial 2) the island is approachable by boat Syn: accessible, reachable, attainable; informal get at able …

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  • 10approachable — UK [əˈprəʊtʃəb(ə)l] / US [əˈproʊtʃəb(ə)l] adjective 1) someone who is approachable is friendly and easy to talk to 2) capable of being reached from a particular direction or by a particular means The site is approachable only by sea …

    English dictionary

  • 11approachable — adjective Date: 1571 capable of being approached ; accessible; specifically easy to meet or deal with < friendly and approachable people > • approachability noun …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 12approachable — adjective Easily approached; easy to talk to. Her boss was very approachable …

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  • 13approachable — ap|proach|a|ble [əˈprəutʃəbəl US əˈproutʃ ] adj friendly and easy to talk to ≠ ↑unapproachable ▪ The head teacher is very approachable …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 14approachable — adjective friendly and easy to talk to: The head teacher is very approachable. opposite unapproachable …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 15approachable — approachability, approachableness, n. /euh proh cheuh beuhl/, adj. 1. capable of being approached; accessible. 2. (of a person) easy to meet, know, talk with, etc. [1565 75; APPROACH + ABLE] * * * …

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  • 16approachable — Synonyms and related words: accessible, attainable, available, bribable, buyable, candid, come at able, communicative, conversable, corrupt, corruptible, demonstrative, effusive, expansive, extroverted, findable, fixable, frank, free, free&#8230; …

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  • 17approachable — I (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [Accessible] Syn. convenient, attainable, obtainable; see available . 2. [Sociable] Syn. agreeable, receptive, congenial; see friendly 1 . II (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) a. open, accessible, friendly, warm. ANT.: reserved …

    English dictionary for students

  • 18approachable — ap proach·a·ble || tʃəbl adj. accessible; kind, friendly, genial …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 19approachable — adjective 1》 friendly and easy to talk to. 2》 able to be reached from a particular direction or by a particular means. Derivatives approachability noun …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 20approachable — a. Accessible …

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