Synonyms for approach
This thesaurus page is about all possible synonyms, equivalent, same meaning and similar words for the term approach.
English Synonyms and Antonyms
To accost is to speak first, to friend or stranger, generally with a view to opening conversation; greet is not so distinctly limited, since one may return another's greeting; greet and hail may imply but a passing word; greeting may be altogether silent; to hail is to greet in a loud-voiced and commonly hearty and joyous way, as appears in the expression "hail fellow, well met." To salute is to greet with special token of respect, as a soldier his commander. To apostrophize is to solemnly address some person or personified attribute apart from the audience to whom one is speaking; as, a preacher may apostrophize virtue, the saints of old, or even the Deity. To appeal is strictly to call for some form of help or support. Address is slightly more formal than accost or greet, though it may often be interchanged with them. One may address another at considerable length or in writing; he accosts orally and briefly.
Address the memorial to the legislature; the president addressed the people in an eloquent speech; he addressed an intruder with indignation.
Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms
approach, attack, plan of attacknoun
ideas or actions intended to deal with a problem or situation
"his approach to every problem is to draw up a list of pros and cons"; "an attack on inflation"; "his plan of attack was misguided"
attempt, flak, onrush, coming, feeler, tone-beginning, approaching, blast, approach shot, onset, glide path, onslaught, glide slope, approach path, advance, attack, overture, access, plan of attack, flack, fire
approach, approaching, comingnoun
the act of drawing spatially closer to something
"the hunter's approach scattered the geese"
a way of entering or leaving
"he took a wrong turn on the access to the bridge"
coming, feeler, approaching, approach shot, advance, access code, glide path, glide slope, approach path, accession, entree, attack, overture, access, admission, memory access, plan of attack, admittance
approach path, approach, glide path, glide slopenoun
the final path followed by an aircraft as it is landing
the event of one object coming closer to another
overture, advance, approach, feelernoun
a tentative suggestion designed to elicit the reactions of others
"she rejected his advances"
rise, forward motion, cash advance, prelude, feeler, glide path, approaching, barbel, progression, advancement, approach shot, glide slope, coming, preliminary, improvement, approach path, antenna, advance, attack, procession, betterment, overture, access, onward motion, progress, plan of attack
approach, approaching, comingnoun
the temporal property of becoming nearer in time
"the approach of winter"
a close approximation
"the nearest approach to genius"
approach, approach shotverb
a relatively short golf shot intended to put the ball onto the putting green
"he lost the hole when his approach rolled over the green"
approach, near, come on, go up, draw near, draw close, come nearverb
"We were approaching our destination"; "They are drawing near"; "The enemy army came nearer and nearer"
rise, set about, cuddle, climb up, come along, draw close, get along, uprise, border on, progress, come on, go up, advance, surface, lift, snuggle, arise, burn down, come up, burn up, draw near, ascend, go on, climb, get on, move up, nest, shape up, show up, turn up, go about, nuzzle, come near, mount, nestle, come out, near
border on, approachverb
come near or verge on, resemble, come nearer in quality, or character
"This borders on discrimination!"; "His playing approaches that of Horowitz"
set about, go about, approachverb
begin to deal with
"approach a task"; "go about a difficult problem"; "approach a new project"
approach, come nearverb
come near in time
"Winter is approaching"; "approaching old age"
make advances to someone, usually with a proposal or suggestion
"I was approached by the President to serve as his adviser in foreign matters"
Dictionary of English Synonymes
List of paraphrases for "approach":
method, approaches, attitude, criterion, strategy, methodology, focus, approche, way, perspective, approaching, 'approche, methods, rapprochement, manner, practice, access, démarche, stance, concept, position, approximation, view, solution, vision, practices, formula, approa-, ways, gait
Words popularity by usage frequency
My approach, much to the frustration of media, is to bear hug both of them and smother them with love, i believe that gravity will bring both of those candidates down. I think the lion share of their supporters will come to us.
Stern – a former teacher – said one-third of all California teachers quit before their fifthyear because of the financial hardships placed on them due to low pay and the state’s high cost of living. You're not going to be able to get paid $ 50,000 a year and go live in the Bay Area, go teach at the local school.... we think it's a pretty creative tool, we'll see how the fiscal conservatives in this house want to approach this.
This approach is very sustainable for the average person.
Since the beginning of the 1980s, when I first had responsibility for managing some land in my own right at Highgrove, I have wanted to focus on an approach to food production that avoids the impact of the predominant, conventional system of industrialized agriculture, which, it is increasingly clear to see, is having a disastrous effect on soil fertility, biodiversity and animal and human health.
Already, we've brought countries together around an approach that recognizes international law, to make it clear that countries are governed in cyberspace just like they are offline ; and that clarifies that laws and rules apply not only in wartime but in peacetime too, because we're now dealing with significant cyber incidents outside the context of war, we've also called for practical confidence-building measures. For example, steps as simple as establishing points of contact, so in the event of a major cyber incident, we actually know who to call.
Translations for approach
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
Get even more translations for approach »
Find a translation for the approach synonym in other languages:
Select another language:
- - Select -
- 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
- 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
- Español (Spanish)
- Esperanto (Esperanto)
- 日本語 (Japanese)
- Português (Portuguese)
- Deutsch (German)
- العربية (Arabic)
- Français (French)
- Русский (Russian)
- ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
- 한국어 (Korean)
- עברית (Hebrew)
- Gaeilge (Irish)
- Українська (Ukrainian)
- اردو (Urdu)
- Magyar (Hungarian)
- मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
- Indonesia (Indonesian)
- Italiano (Italian)
- தமிழ் (Tamil)
- Türkçe (Turkish)
- తెలుగు (Telugu)
- ภาษาไทย (Thai)
- Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
- Čeština (Czech)
- Polski (Polish)
- Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
- Românește (Romanian)
- Nederlands (Dutch)
- Ελληνικά (Greek)
- Latinum (Latin)
- Svenska (Swedish)
- Dansk (Danish)
- Suomi (Finnish)
- فارسی (Persian)
- ייִדיש (Yiddish)
- հայերեն (Armenian)
- Norsk (Norwegian)
- English (English)
Use the citation below to add these synonyms to your bibliography:
"approach." Synonyms.com. STANDS4 LLC, 2022. Web. 28 Nov. 2022. <https://www.synonyms.com/synonym/approach>.