transitive verb

Come near or nearer to (someone or something) in distance or time.

the train approached the main line

proceed towards,come towards,go towards,advance towards,go near,go nearer,come near,come nearer,draw near,draw nearer,come close,come closer,go close,go closer,draw close,draw closer,move near,move nearer,edge near,edge nearer,near,draw near


A way of dealing with something.

we need a whole new approach to the job

attitude,slant,perspective,point of view,viewpoint,outlook,line of attack,line of action