Approach means to move close to something.(verb)
When you see an intersection coming up and you drive closer and closer to it, that is an example of approach.
The definition of approach refers to the process of going towards something.(noun)
A lion that slowly nears its prey is an example of a slow approach.
Approach is defined as the way you handle something.(noun)
If you like to face problems head-on to deal with them, that is an example of a direct approach to problems.
See approach in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME aprochen < OFr aprochier < LL(Ec) appropiare < L ad-, to + propius, compar. of prope, near
See approach in American Heritage Dictionary 4
verb ap·proached, ap·proach·ing, ap·proach·es verb, intransitive
Origin: Middle English approchen
Origin: , from Old French aprochier
Origin: , from Late Latin appropiāre
Origin: : Latin ad-, ad-
Origin: + Latin propius, nearer
Origin: , comparative of prope, near; see per1 in Indo-European roots.
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