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    Definition:
    Approach - (v. i.) To come or go near, in place or time; to draw nigh; to advance nearer.
    Approach - (v. i.) To draw near, in a figurative sense; to make advances; to approximate; as, he approaches to the character of the ablest statesman.
    Approach - (v. t.) To bring near; to cause to draw near; to advance.
    Approach - (v. t.) To come near to in place, time, or character; to draw nearer to; as, to approach the city; to approach my cabin; he approached the age of manhood.
    Approach - (v. t.) To take approaches to.
    Approach - (v. i.) The act of drawing near; a coming or advancing near.
    Approach - (v. i.) A access, or opportunity of drawing near.
    Approach - (v. i.) Movements to gain favor; advances.
    Approach - (v. i.) A way, passage, or avenue by which a place or buildings can be approached; an access.
    Approach - (v. i.) The advanced works, trenches, or covered roads made by besiegers in their advances toward a fortress or military post.
    Approach - (v. i.) See Approaching.
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    Definition: Similar or Containing
    Approached - (imp. & p. p.) of Approach
    Approaching - (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Approach
    Approachability - (n.) The quality of being approachable; approachableness.
    Approachable - (a.) Capable of being approached; accessible; as, approachable virtue.
    Approachableness - (n.) The quality or state of being approachable; accessibility.
    Approacher - (n.) One who approaches.
    Approaching - (n.) The act of ingrafting a sprig or shoot of one tree into another, without cutting it from the parent stock; -- called, also, inarching and grafting by approach.
    Approachless - (a.) Impossible to be approached.
    Approachment - (n.) Approach.
    Inapproachable - (a.) Not approachable; unapproachable; inaccessible; unequaled.
    Reapproach - (v. i. & t.) To approach again or anew.
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    Oxford: Definition:
    Approach - v. 1 come near or nearer (to) in space or time. 2 tentatively propose to. 3 be similar or approximate to (approaching 5 million). 4 set about (a task etc.). n. 1 act or means of approaching. 2 approximation. 3 technique (try a new approach). 4 golf stroke from the fairway to the green. 5 aeron. Part of a flight before landing. [latin prope near]
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    Oxford: Definition: Similar or Containing
    Approachable - adj. 1 friendly, easy to talk to. 2 able to be approached.
    To , before a vowel, when stressed prep. 1 introducing a noun expressing: a what is reached, approached, or touched (fell to the ground; went to paris; five minutes to six). B what is aimed at (throw it to me). C as far as (went on to the end). D what is followed (made to order). E what is considered or affected (am used to that; that is nothing to me). F what is caused or produced (turn to stone). G what is compared (nothing to what it once was; equal to the occasion). H what is increased (add it to mine). I what is involved or composed as specified (there is nothing to it). 2 introducing the infinitive: a as a verbal noun (to get there is the priority). B expressing purpose, consequence, or cause (we eat to live; left him to starve; i'm sorry to hear that). C as a substitute for to + infinitive (wanted to come but was unable to). adv. 1 in the normal or required position or condition (come to; heave to). 2 (of a door) in a nearly closed position. to and fro 1 backwards and forwards. 2 repeatedly between the same points. [old english] -
    Unapproachable - adj. 1 inaccessible. 2 (of a person) unfriendly.

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