The performance approaches perfection.
He was an admirable poet, and thought even to have approached Homer. -- Sir William Temple.
"Would counsel please approach the bench?" asked the judge.
To approach the city.
He approached the age of manhood.
Don't approach that house.
A logical approach to the problem.
To approach a task.
Let's take a new approach to the problem.
As he approaches to the character of the ablest statesman.
A lion that slowly nears its prey is an example of a slow approach.
If you like to face problems head-on to deal with them, that is an example of a direct approach to problems.
When you see an intersection coming up and you drive closer and closer to it, that is an example of approach.
Approached the tunnel.
Approached the administration for a raise.
Approached the task with dread; approached the issue from a historical perspective.
The approach of night.
An approach to the bridge.
Origin of approach
- Middle English approchen from Old French aprochier from Late Latin appropiāre Latin ad- ad- Latin propius nearer comparative of prope near per1 in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition