1. [ adjective ] moving toward one
Synonyms: oncoming
Related terms: moving
2. [ noun ] the temporal property of becoming nearer in time
Synonyms: coming approach

"the approach of winter"

Related terms: timing come
3. [ noun ] the event of one object coming closer to another
Synonyms: approach
Related terms: movement approach
4. [ adjective ] of the relatively near future
Synonyms: coming upcoming forthcoming

"the approaching election" "this coming Thursday" "the forthcoming holidays" "the upcoming spring fashions"

Related terms: future
5. [ noun ] the act of drawing spatially closer to something
Synonyms: approach coming

"the hunter's approach scattered the geese"

Related terms: motion closing landing_approach run-up access come
Similar spelling:   approach