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According to WordNet, the verb "approach" has 5 sense(s).

202703952 come near or verge on, resemble, come nearer in quality, or character; "This borders on discrimination!"; "His playing approaches that of Horowitz".

202053941 move towards; "We were approaching our destination"; "They are drawing near"; "The enemy army came nearer and nearer".

200990392 make advances to someone, usually with a proposal or suggestion; "I was approached by the President to serve as his adviser in foreign matters".

201849746 come near in time; "Winter is approaching"; "approaching old age".

202439281 begin to deal with; "approach a task"; "go about a difficult problem"; "approach a new project".


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