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According to WordNet, the noun "approach" has 9 sense(s).

100573268 a relatively short golf shot intended to put the ball onto the putting green; "he lost the hole when his approach rolled over the green".

104746134 a close approximation; "the nearest approach to genius".

105046471 the temporal property of becoming nearer in time; "the approach of winter".

108493961 the final path followed by an aircraft as it is landing.

100941140 ideas or actions intended to deal with a problem or situation; "his approach to every problem is to draw up a list of pros and cons"; "an attack on inflation"; "his plan of attack was misguided".

100280853 the act of drawing spatially closer to something; "the hunter's approach scattered the geese".

102671062 a way of entering or leaving; "he took a wrong turn on the access to the bridge".

107164349 a tentative suggestion designed to elicit the reactions of others; "she rejected his advances".

107310507 the event of one object coming closer to another.

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