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Another word for approach

  1. To come near in space or time

      1. To, at, or within a short distance or interval in space or time:
      2. Just about; almost; nearly:
      3. With or in a close relationship:
  2. To come near, as in quality or amount

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  3. To bring an appeal or request, for example, to the attention of

      1. To initiate or pursue legal proceedings against (another party).
      2. To court; woo.
      3. To make a petition to; appeal to; beseech.
      1. A solemn supplication or request, especially to a superior authority; an entreaty.
      2. A formal written document requesting a right or benefit from a person or group in authority.
      3. A formal written application seeking a court's intervention and action on a matter:
      1. To bring into nearness or contact with something; put on, upon, or to:
      2. To put to or adapt for a special use:
      3. To put into action:
      1. An earnest or urgent request, entreaty, or supplication.
      2. A resort to a higher authority or greater power, as for sanction, corroboration, or a decision:
      3. A higher court's review of the correctness of a decision by a lower court.
      1. To speak to:
      2. To make a formal speech to:
      3. To direct (a spoken or written message) to the attention of:
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  4. To go about the initial step in doing (something)

  1. The act or fact of coming near

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  2. A method used in dealing with something

      1. The basic method for making or doing something, such as an artistic work or scientific procedure:
      2. Skill or command in a particular activity:
      1. A short, light nail with a sharp point and a flat head.
      2. A rope for holding down the weather clew of a course.
      3. A rope for hauling the outer lower corner of a studdingsail to the boom.
      1. A manner of proceeding; a way of performing or effecting something:
      2. A series of steps taken to accomplish an end:
      3. A set of instructions that performs a specific task; a subroutine or function.
      1. An orderly or step-by-step conception or proposal for accomplishing an objective:
      2. A proposed or intended course of action:
      3. A systematic arrangement of elements or important parts; a configuration or outline:
      1. A method of operating or functioning.
      2. A person's manner of working.
      1. A geometric figure formed by a point moving along a fixed direction and the reverse direction.
      2. A thin continuous mark, as that made by a pen, pencil, or brush applied to a surface.
      3. A similar mark cut or scratched into a surface.
      1. Development in a particular way; progress:
      2. Movement in time; duration:
      3. The direction of continuing movement:
      1. To set upon with violent force.
      2. To criticize strongly or in a hostile manner.
      3. To start work on with purpose and vigor:
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  3. A preliminary action intended to elicit a favorable response

      1. An instrumental composition intended especially as an introduction to an extended work, such as an opera or oratorio.
      2. A similar orchestral work intended for independent concert performance.
      3. An introductory section or part, as of a poem; a prelude.
      1. To cause to move forward:
      2. To put forward; propose or suggest:
      3. To aid the growth or progress of:
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Another word for approach

  1. A means of access

  2. Plan of action

      1. The science and art of using all the forces of a nation to execute approved plans as effectively as possible during peace or war.
      2. The science and art of military command as applied to the overall planning and conduct of large-scale combat operations.
      3. A plan of action resulting from strategy or intended to accomplish a specific goal.
      1. A manner of proceeding; a way of performing or effecting something:
      2. A series of steps taken to accomplish an end:
      3. A set of instructions that performs a specific task; a subroutine or function.
      1. A listing of the order of events and other pertinent information for a public presentation.
      2. The presentation itself:
      3. A scheduled radio or television show.
      1. A means or manner of procedure, especially a regular and systematic way of accomplishing something:
      2. Orderly arrangement of parts or steps to accomplish an end:
      3. The procedures and techniques characteristic of a particular discipline or field of knowledge:
  3. The act of coming near or on

  4. Overture; usually plural

  1. To approach personally

  2. To come near in space

  3. To come near in time

  4. To approximate