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

 ap·proach /əˈproʧ/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 ap·proach /əˈproʧ/ 名詞

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ap·proach, n.
 1. The act of drawing near; a coming or advancing near. “The approach of summer.”
    A nearer approach to the human type.   --Owen.
 2. A access, or opportunity of drawing near.
    The approach to kings and principal persons.   --Bacon.
 3. pl. Movements to gain favor; advances.
 4. A way, passage, or avenue by which a place or buildings can be approached; an access.
 5. pl. Fort. The advanced works, trenches, or covered roads made by besiegers in their advances toward a fortress or military post.
 6. Hort. See Approaching.
 7. Golf A stroke whose object is to land the ball on the putting green. It is made with an iron club.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ap·proach, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Approached; p. pr. & vb. n. Approaching.]
 1. To come or go near, in place or time; to draw nigh; to advance nearer.
    Wherefore approached ye so nigh unto the city?   --2 Sam. xi. 20.
    But exhorting one another; and so much the more, as ye see the day approaching.   --Heb. x. 25.
 2. To draw near, in a figurative sense; to make advances; to approximate; as, he approaches to the character of the ablest statesman.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ap·proach, v. t.
 1. To bring near; to cause to draw near; to advance. [Archaic]
 2. 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.
    He was an admirable poet, and thought even to have approached Homer.   --Temple.
 3. Mil. To take approaches to.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: ideas or actions intended to deal with a problem or
           situation; "his approach to every problem is to draw up
           a list of pros and cons"; "an attack on inflation"; "his
           plan of attack was misguided" [syn: attack, plan of
      2: the act of drawing spatially closer to something; "the
         hunter's approach scattered the geese" [syn: approaching,
      3: a way of entering or leaving; "he took a wrong turn on the
         access to the bridge" [syn: access]
      4: the final path followed by an aircraft as it is landing
         [syn: approach path, glide path, glide slope]
      5: the event of one object coming closer to another [syn: approaching]
      6: a tentative suggestion designed to elicit the reactions of
         others; "she rejected his advances" [syn: overture, advance,
      7: the temporal property of becoming nearer in time; "the
         approach of winter" [syn: approaching, coming]
      8: a close approximation; "the nearest approach to genius"
      9: a relatively short golf shot intended to put the ball onto
         the putting green; "he lost the hole when his approach
         rolled over the green" [syn: approach shot]
      v 1: move towards; "We were approaching our destination"; "They
           are drawing near"; "The enemy army came nearer and
           nearer" [syn: near, come on, go up, draw near, draw
           close, come near]
      2: come near or verge on, resemble, come nearer in quality, or
         character; "This borders on discrimination!"; "His playing
         approaches that of Horowitz" [syn: border on]
      3: begin to deal with; "approach a task"; "go about a difficult
         problem"; "approach a new project" [syn: set about, go
      4: come near in time; "Winter is approaching"; "approaching old
         age" [syn: come near]
      5: make advances to someone, usually with a proposal or
         suggestion; "I was approached by the President to serve as
         his adviser in foreign matters"