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1. approach

verb. ['əˈproʊtʃ'] move towards.

Synonyms

  • proceed toward
  • go toward
  • advance toward
  • go near
  • go up
  • go closer
  • draw near
  • come near
  • come up
  • come on
  • come closer
  • come
  • push
  • draw close
  • draw nearer
  • go on
  • edge up
  • march on
  • close
  • progress
  • bear down upon
  • crowd
  • edge in
  • near
  • drive up
  • bear down on
  • advance

Antonyms

  • go
  • wane
  • back
  • decrease

Etymology

  • approchen (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Approach

  • reproach
  • encroach
  • caroche
  • brooch
  • broach
  • roche
  • roache
  • poach
  • goetsch
  • doetsch
  • coach

How do you pronounce approach?

Pronounce approach as əˈproʊʧ.

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How do you spell approach? Is it aproach ?

A common misspelling of approach is aproach

Sentences with approach


1. Noun, singular or mass
Placement is key, and unfortunately there's no one-size-fits-all approach.

2. Verb, base form
There are many different ways to approach forest set making.

3. Verb, 3rd person singular present
Salespeople then approach potential customers and clients using this information.

Quotes about approach


1. Success is almost totally dependent upon drive and persistence. The extra energy required to make another effort or try another approach is the secret of winning.
- Denis Waitley

2. I didn't think that anything is beyond humor - not profane humor, but a good, honest approach to humor.
- Mort Sahl

3. My mom taught me the power of love. I learned to focus on the long-term big picture from my father. His sense of humor and light-hearted approach always make me smile. My husband is a pivotal anchor in my life. His influence encourages me to be independent and take risks.
- Padmasree Warrior

2. approach

noun. ['əˈproʊtʃ'] ideas or actions intended to deal with a problem or situation.

Synonyms

  • formulation
  • plan of attack
  • attack
  • conceptualization
  • conceptualisation

Antonyms

  • retreat
  • dematerialize
  • dematerialise
  • discontinue

Etymology

  • approchen (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. approach

noun. ['əˈproʊtʃ'] the act of drawing spatially closer to something.

Synonyms

  • approaching
  • movement
  • run-up
  • motion
  • coming
  • closure
  • closing
  • move
  • landing approach

Antonyms

  • disinherit
  • fall
  • descend
  • spread

Etymology

  • approchen (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. approach

verb. ['əˈproʊtʃ'] come near or verge on, resemble, come nearer in quality, or character.

Synonyms

  • border on
  • approximate
  • come close

Antonyms

  • past
  • present
  • closing
  • opening

Etymology

  • approchen (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. approach

verb. ['əˈproʊtʃ'] make advances to someone, usually with a proposal or suggestion.

Synonyms

  • accost
  • hit
  • come up to

Antonyms

  • pull out
  • leave
  • stay
  • natural

Etymology

  • approchen (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. approach

verb. ['əˈproʊtʃ'] come near in time.

Synonyms

  • go up
  • draw close
  • come up
  • near
  • draw near
  • come near
  • come
  • come on

Antonyms

  • right
  • demote
  • fall back
  • worsen

Etymology

  • approchen (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. approach

verb. ['əˈproʊtʃ'] begin to deal with.

Synonyms

  • face
  • act
  • confront
  • face up
  • set about
  • move

Antonyms

  • refrain
  • late
  • borrow
  • log out

Etymology

  • approchen (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. approach

noun. ['əˈproʊtʃ'] a way of entering or leaving.

Synonyms

  • entree
  • entranceway
  • entrance
  • entry
  • way
  • entryway

Antonyms

  • open
  • middle
  • beginning
  • unseal

Etymology

  • approchen (Middle English (1100-1500))

9. approach

noun. ['əˈproʊtʃ'] a relatively short golf shot intended to put the ball onto the putting green.

Synonyms

  • swing
  • chip
  • chip shot
  • golf stroke
  • golf shot
  • pitch
  • pitch shot

Antonyms

  • go off
  • stop
  • pull
  • attract

Etymology

  • approchen (Middle English (1100-1500))

10. approach

noun. ['əˈproʊtʃ'] a close approximation.

Antonyms

  • far

Etymology

  • approchen (Middle English (1100-1500))
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