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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 ac·cost /əˈkɔst, ˈkɑst/
 (vt.)招呼,搭訕,勾引

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ac·cost v. t. [imp. & p. p. Accosted; p. pr. & vb. n. Accosting.]
 1. To join side to side; to border; hence, to sail along the coast or side of. [Obs.] “So much [of Lapland] as accosts the sea.”
 2. To approach; to make up to. [Archaic]
 3. To speak to first; to address; to greet. “Him, Satan thus accosts.”

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ac·cost, v. i. To adjoin; to lie alongside. [Obs.] “The shores which to the sea accost.”

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ac·cost, n. Address; greeting. [R.]
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 accost
      v 1: speak to someone [syn: address, come up to]
      2: approach with an offer of sexual favors; "he was solicited
         by a prostitute"; "The young man was caught soliciting in
         the park" [syn: hook, solicit]