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Definition of Approach
Approach Ap*proach", n. (Golf)
A stroke whose object is to land the ball on the putting
green. It is made with an iron club.
ApproachApproach Ap*proach", v. i. [imp. & p. p. Approached; p. pr.
& vb. n. Approaching.] [OE. approchen, aprochen, OF.
approcher, LL. appropriare, fr. L. ad + propiare to draw
near, prope near.]
1. To come or go near, in place or time; to draw nigh; to
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
Approach Ap*proach", v. t.
1. To bring near; to cause to draw near; to advance.
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.
ApproachApproach Ap*proach", n. [Cf. F. approche. See Approach, v.
1. The act of drawing near; a coming or advancing near. ``The
approach of summer.' --Horsley.
A nearer approach to the human type. --Owen.
2. A access, or opportunity of drawing near.
The approach to kings and principal persons.
3. pl. Movements to gain favor; advances.
4. A way, passage, or avenue by which a place or buildings
can be approached; an access. --Macaulay.
5. pl. (Fort.) The advanced works, trenches, or covered roads
made by besiegers in their advances toward a fortress or
6. (Hort.) See Approaching.
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