Nouns (24)

coming, approaching, approach
n. the act of drawing spatially closer to something; "the hunter's approach scattered the geese"
approach shot, approach
n. 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"
plan of attack, attack, approach
n. 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"
approach, access
n. a way of entering or leaving; "he took a wrong turn on the access to the bridge"
approach
n. a close approximation; "the nearest approach to genius"
coming, approaching, approach
n. the temporal property of becoming nearer in time; "the approach of winter"
feeler, approach, advance, overture
n. a tentative suggestion designed to elicit the reactions of others; "she rejected his advances"
glide slope, glide path, approach path, approach
n. the final path followed by an aircraft as it is landing
Approach
n. [the act or process of coming nearer]
approach
n. the area behind the foul line, from which the ball is delivered

Verbs (15)

approach
v. make advances to someone, usually with a proposal or suggestion; "I was approached by the President to serve as his adviser in foreign matters"
come near, approach
v. come near in time; "Winter is approaching"; "approaching old age"
come near, draw close, draw near, go up, come on, near, approach
v. move towards; "We were approaching our destination"; "They are drawing near"; "The enemy army came nearer and nearer"
go about, set about, approach
v. begin to deal with; "approach a task"; "go about a difficult problem"; "approach a new project"
border on, approach
v. come near or verge on, resemble, come nearer in quality, or character; "This borders on discrimination!"; "His playing approaches that of Horowitz"

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Fuzzynyms (79)

coming, advent
n. arrival that has been awaited (especially of something momentous); "the advent of the computer"
appearance
n. the act of appearing in public view; "the rookie made a brief appearance in the first period"; "it was Bernhardt's last appearance in America"
commencement, start, beginning
n. the act of starting something; "he was responsible for the beginning of negotiations"
turn, twist
n. turning or twisting around (in place); "with a quick twist of his head he surveyed the room"
fashion
n. consumer goods (especially clothing) in the current mode
manoeuvre, play, maneuver
n. a deliberate coordinated movement requiring dexterity and skill; "he made a great maneuver"; "the runner was out on a play by the shortstop"
simulated military operation, manoeuvre, maneuver
n. a military training exercise
procedure
n. a mode of conducting legal and parliamentary proceedings
process, procedure
n. a particular course of action intended to achieve a result; "the procedure of obtaining a driver's license"; "it was a process of trial and error"
process, procedure
n. a particular course of action intended to achieve a result; "the procedure of obtaining a driver's license"; "it was a process of trial and error"
handling, treatment
n. the management of someone or something; "the handling of prisoners"; "the treatment of water sewage"; "the right to equal treatment in the criminal justice system"
coming into court, appearing, appearance
n. formal attendance (in court or at a hearing) of a party in an action
boulevard, avenue
n. a wide street or thoroughfare
portal site, portal
n. a site that the owner positions as an entrance to other sites on the internet; "a portal typically has search engines and free email and chat rooms etc."
private road, drive, driveway
n. a road leading up to a private house; "they parked in the driveway"
gate
n. passageway (as in an air terminal) where passengers can embark or disembark
passageway
n. a passage between rooms or between buildings
passport, pass
n. any authorization to pass or go somewhere; "the pass to visit had a strict time limit"
proposal
n. something proposed (such as a plan or assumption)
offering, offer
n. something offered (as a proposal or bid); "noteworthy new offerings for investors included several index funds"
catch
v. delay or hold up; prevent from proceeding on schedule or as planned; "I was caught in traffic and missed the meeting"
get hold of, get through, contact, reach
v. be in or establish communication with; "Our advertisements reach millions"; "He never contacted his children after he emigrated to Australia"
apprize, send word, give notice, apprise, notify, advise
v. inform (somebody) of something; "I advised him that the rent was due"
recognise, recognize, greet
v. express greetings upon meeting someone
come up to, accost, address
v. speak to someone
come, get, arrive
v. reach a destination; arrive by movement or progress; "She arrived home at 7 o'clock"; "She didn't get to Chicago until after midnight"
come together, get together, meet
v. collect in one place; "We assembled in the church basement"; "Let's gather in the dining room"
converge
v. move or draw together at a certain location; "The crowd converged on the movie star"
overhaul, overtake, pass
v. travel past; "The sports car passed all the trucks"
draw in, close in
v. advance or converge on; "The police were closing in on him"
zoom
v. move with a low humming noise
handle, care, deal, manage
v. be in charge of, act on, or dispose of; "I can deal with this crew of workers"; "This blender can't handle nuts"; "She managed her parents' affairs after they got too old"
treat
v. regard or consider in a specific way; "I treated his advances as a joke"
resemble
v. appear like; be similar or bear a likeness to; "She resembles her mother very much"; "This paper resembles my own work"
come close, approximate
v. be close or similar; "Her results approximate my own"
verge
v. border on; come close to; "His behavior verges on the criminal"
compare
v. to form the comparative or superlative form on an adjective or adverb

Synonyms (2)

border, bound
v. form the boundary of; be contiguous to

Antonyms (17)

way out, outlet, issue, exit
n. an opening that permits escape or release; "he blocked the way out"; "the canyon had only one issue"
avoid
v. stay clear from; keep away from; keep out of the way of someone or something; "Her former friends now avoid her"
lose, mislay, misplace
v. place (something) where one cannot find it again; "I misplaced my eyeglasses"
move back, pull back, draw back, pull away, retire, recede, retreat, withdraw
v. pull back or move away or backward; "The enemy withdrew"; "The limo pulled away from the curb"
retreat
v. move away, as for privacy; "The Pope retreats to Castelgondolfo every summer"

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