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General dictionaries General (31 matching dictionaries)
  1. approach: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. approach: Oxford Learner's Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. approach: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. approach: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. approach: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. approach, approach: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Approach, approach: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. approach: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. approach: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. approach: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. approach: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. approach: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. approach: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. approach: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  15. approach: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  16. approach: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  17. approach: Cambridge International Dictionary of Idioms [home, info]
  18. Approach (Von Hertzen Brothers album), Approach: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  19. Approach: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  20. approach: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  21. approach: Rhymezone [home, info]
  22. approach: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  23. approach: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  24. approach: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  25. approach: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  26. approach: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  27. approach: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  28. approach: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]
  29. approach: Wikimedia Commons US English Pronunciations [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (3 matching dictionaries)
  1. approach: Law.com Dictionary [home, info]
  2. approach: Everybody's Legal Dictionary [home, info]
  3. approach: Legal dictionary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. approach: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. approach: online medical dictionary [home, info]
  2. approach: Medical dictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (3 matching dictionaries)
  1. APPROACH: Navajo Code Talkers' Dictionary [home, info]
  2. APPROACH: Acronym Finder [home, info]
  3. approach: Idioms [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (1 matching dictionary)
  1. approach: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

Sports dictionaries Sports (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. approach, approach: Hickok Sports Glossaries [home, info]
  2. Approach: Sports Definitions [home, info]

Tech dictionaries Tech (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. Approach: AUTOMOTIVE TERMS [home, info]
  2. Approach (APPR): Dictionary for Avionics [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (approach)

noun:  the act of drawing spatially closer to something ("The hunter's approach scattered the geese")
noun:  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")
noun:  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")
noun:  a close approximation ("The nearest approach to genius")
noun:  the temporal property of becoming nearer in time ("The approach of winter")
noun:  the event of one object coming closer to another
noun:  a way of entering or leaving
noun:  the final path followed by an aircraft as it is landing
noun:  a tentative suggestion designed to elicit the reactions of others
verb:  move towards ("We were approaching our destination")
verb:  make advances to someone, usually with a proposal or suggestion ("I was approached by the President to serve as his adviser in foreign matters")
verb:  come near in time ("Winter is approaching")
verb:  come near or verge on, resemble, come nearer in quality, or character ("His playing approaches that of Horowitz")
verb:  begin to deal with ("Approach a task")

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