approached[ uh-prohch ]SEE DEFINITION OF approached
Synonyms for approached
- be comparable to
- be like
- belly up to
- catch up
- close in
- come at
- come close
- compare with
- correspond to
- creep up
- draw near
- gain on
- go toward
- loom up
- move in on
- move toward
- take after
- verge upon
Antonyms for approached
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR APPROACHED
As I approached her apartment, the voice of Alcibiades met my ear.
As I approached nearer I saw at every step new tokens of my friends.
Aunt Jane approached a degree nearer the equator, and said, gently, "I fear I do."
As they approached it, the dull hue that lay upon it resembled that of the leaden sky.
He was reading when I approached him, and he looked flushed and agitated.
As well as he was able, about midnight he left his retreat and approached the cabin.
I started in the direction of the sound, and approached warily.
These dogs, fortunately for me, were in the cabin at the time I approached it.
She approached the bed, to discover if Mary's sleep were peaceful.
When Rico approached the door, he found that it opened directly into a bedroom.
c.1300, from Anglo-French approcher, Old French aprochier "approach, come closer" (12c., Modern French approcher), from Late Latin appropiare "go nearer to," from Latin ad- "to" (see ad-) + Late Latin propiare "come nearer," comparative of Latin prope "near" (see propinquity). Replaced Old English neahlæcan.