Accost Synonyms and Antonyms

ə-kôst', ə-kŏst'

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Synonyms for Accost

To write the destination on (a letter or parcel)
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To propose a private bargain to, especially to propose sexual relations with.
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The definition of confront is to oppose or face in a hostile situation.
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To interrupt the course or progress of:
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To urge on; incite as to pursuit
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(Intransitive) To come or go near, in place or time; to draw nigh; to advance nearer.
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To name by way of tribute; salute as
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To meet or confront with self-assurance:
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To greet or welcome with friendly words or ceremonial gesture, such as bowing, tipping the hat, etc.
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To meet (someone) or find (something) unexpectedly.
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To serve as a front for.
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(Intransitive) To feel care or anxiety; to make or take trouble; to be troublesome.
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To convey a message by nonverbal means:
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To curve as a hook does
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To approach for some immoral purpose, as a prostitute does
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(obscure) to approach, to near
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To greet
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Antonyms for Accost

To avoid complying with or fulfilling a requirement.
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To refrain from (doing something):
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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
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To move or twist quickly aside; shift suddenly, as to avoid a blow
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(Law) To reject (a bill of indictment) for lack of evidence
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To feel or display contempt or disdain for something or somebody; to despise.
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Words Related to Accost

To meet, receive, address, or acknowledge (a person, utterance, or event) in a specified way
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Present participle of greet.
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To inquire for; request:
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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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Find another word for accost. In this page you can discover 32 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for accost, like: address, proposition, confront, waylay, greet, hound, approach, hail, face, salute and encounter.