verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
- the steps taken and the manner employed in delivering the ball: He favors a four-step approach.
- Also called runway. the area behind the foul line, from which the ball is delivered.
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Like any good marketer, Silverman says he has sales figures proving his approach is working.
But we were attempting a deliberate naiveté, a decision to approach these books as if they might have something to teach us.
This is kind of an accidental career for me—which is why I approach it with irreverence and playfulness.DJ Spooky Wants You To Question Everything You Know About Music, Technology, and Philosophy|Oliver Jones|December 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But this approach can be troublesome for a variety of reasons.The Craziest Date Night for Single Jews, Where Mistletoe Is Ditched for Shots|Emily Shire|December 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But such an approach works against the traditional pride in self-sufficiency espoused by many in the American middle class.
Halting a few paces away, Tracy motioned to us to avoid moving the bushes, but to approach the fence and look between the rails.Military Reminiscences of the Civil War V2|Jacob Dolson Cox
How nearly the current economic situation may approach to this finished state is a matter of opinion.The Place of Science in Modern Civilisation and Other Essays|Thorstein Veblen
Descending toward the left, we approach one of the most singularly beautiful groups of stalactites in this apartment.Bancroft's Tourist's Guide Yosemite|A.L. Bancroft
But he had very strong feelings underneath his calm exterior, and the approach to Lucy's home gave him many thoughts.Sir Tom|Mrs. Oliphant
Like our ideal magnets, they approach each other for a time as wholes.Six Lectures on Light|John Tyndall