Accost Synonyms and Antonyms
Synonyms for Accost
To write the destination on (a letter or parcel)
To propose a private bargain to, especially to propose sexual relations with.
The definition of confront is to oppose or face in a hostile situation.
To interrupt the course or progress of:
To urge on; incite as to pursuit
(Intransitive) To come or go near, in place or time; to draw nigh; to advance nearer.
To name by way of tribute; salute as
To meet or confront with self-assurance:
To greet or welcome with friendly words or ceremonial gesture, such as bowing, tipping the hat, etc.
To serve as a front for.
(Intransitive) To feel care or anxiety; to make or take trouble; to be troublesome.
To convey a message by nonverbal means:
To curve as a hook does
To approach for some immoral purpose, as a prostitute does
Antonyms for Accost
To avoid complying with or fulfilling a requirement.
To refrain from (doing something):
To keep away from; avoid scrupulously or consistently, often, specif., as a practice by a group against a co-worker, coreligionist, etc. who has fallen out of favor
To move or twist quickly aside; shift suddenly, as to avoid a blow
(Law) To reject (a bill of indictment) for lack of evidence
Words Related to Accost
To meet, receive, address, or acknowledge (a person, utterance, or event) in a specified way
To inquire for; request:
Meet is defined as to come face to face with, be there when someone or something arrives, or to be introduced.
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