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synonyms for approaches

  • access
  • path
  • way
  • accession
  • advance
  • advent
  • avenue
  • coming
  • entrance
  • gate
  • landing
  • nearing
  • passage
  • reaching
  • road
  • drawing near

antonyms for approaches

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  • departure
  • exit
  • distancing
  • leaving
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How to use approaches in a sentence

To wait for the slow approaches of a formal siege was out of the question.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
Presently a little old woman approaches, shriveled and smiling, in her faded furbelows now in rags.
THE REAL LATIN QUARTERF. BERKELEY SMITH
The most furious winds the mariner knows are those which he encounters as he approaches the still centre.
OUTLINES OF THE EARTH'S HISTORYNATHANIEL SOUTHGATE SHALER
The structure in one of these specimens approaches to the amygdaloidal.
NARRATIVE OF A SURVEY OF THE INTERTROPICAL AND WESTERN COASTS OF AUSTRALIA] [VOLUME 2 OF 2]PHILLIP PARKER KING
The navigation of the air approaches it in character, but does not present the vital problems of undersea travel.
THE WONDER BOOK OF KNOWLEDGEVARIOUS
If one approaches very cautiously so as not to be observed, a large “dog-town” presents a very curious sight.
THE WONDER BOOK OF KNOWLEDGEVARIOUS
That is—who ever approaches her, but obtains from her no favour, loses all joy in love, and only feels its bitterness.
CHAUCER'S WORKS, VOLUME 1 (OF 7) -- ROMAUNT OF THE ROSE; MINOR POEMSGEOFFREY CHAUCER
My heart beats faster as the sound approaches: there must surely be a letter for me.
PRISON MEMOIRS OF AN ANARCHISTALEXANDER BERKMAN
There was a spell in the shyness, which made her avoid and shun all admiring approaches to acquaintance.
RUTHELIZABETH CLEGHORN GASKELL
Her other hand restrained with a soft caressing movement Joey's approaches to the saucer.
THE CREATORSMAY SINCLAIR
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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