|1.||[ adjective ] moving toward one|
|2.||[ noun ] the temporal property of becoming nearer in time|
"the approach of winter"
|Related terms:||timing come|
|3.||[ noun ] the event of one object coming closer to another|
|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"
|5.||[ noun ] the act of drawing spatially closer to something|
"the hunter's approach scattered the geese"
|Related terms:||motion closing landing_approach run-up access come|