Approach

What is Approach ?

Approach is (noun) 1. the act of coming nearer With the approach of winter we need to get the central heating serviced. 2. a way which leads to The approaches to the city were crowded with coaches. 3. a way of dealing with a situation His approach to the question was different from hers. 4. a proposal He made approaches to her to leave her job and come to work for him. (NOTE: The plural is approaches.) (verb) 1. to come near The plane was approaching London airport when the lights went out. 2. to deal with a problem She approached the question in an entirely new way. 3. to make a proposal Our company was approached with a takeover bid. He approached his bank with a request for a loan.

 

source: Easier English, Student Dictionary Upper Intermediate Level