4. Motion with reference to direction
[Motion towards] Approach.
[Antonyms: recession (Motion from)]
[Verbs] approach, approximate, appropinquate; near; get near, go near, draw near; come to close quarters, come near; move towards, set in towards; drift; make up to; gain upon; pursue [more]; tread on the heels of; bear up; make the land; hug the shore, hug the land.
[Adjectives] approaching; approximative; affluent; impending, imminent (destined [more]).