What does the word approach mean?

    Part of speech: verb transitive, verb intransitive

  • To come or cause to come near or nearer ( to); make advances ( to).

  • Part of speech: noun plural

  • Advances, as to friendship, etc.

  • Part of speech: noun plural

  • Works, as trenches, etc., by which besiegers approach a fortified place.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • The act of approaching; a coming nearer; access.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • Opportunity, means, or way of approaching,.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • Approachness.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Approachable.

Usage examples for approach

  1. It did not move at his approach. – The Romance of Natural History, Second Series by Philip Henry Gosse
  2. " This is the nearest approach to a bomb of any description that I've been able to discover," he announced. – The Luckiest Girl in the School by Angela Brazil