Approach in a sentence

Definition of Approach

(intransitive) To come or go near, in place or time; to draw nigh; to advance nearer. | (intransitive, figuratively) To draw near, in a figurative sense; to make advances; to approximate. | (transitive) To come near to in place, time, character, or value; to draw nearer to.

How to use Approach in a Sentence?

  • The tenacity with which she clung to it was her nearest approach to strong feeling.
  • Absorbed in these thoughts he did not notice the approach of a man along the grassy track.
  • Strict charge was given to the new sentinel to fire his musket on the first approach of an enemy.
  • But the canoes did not all approach the shore together, as they had done on the previous nights.
  • I never saw anything to approach them; they were far more natural than any paintings.
  • But it was towards the approach of evening that I felt the highest enthusiasm awakened.
  • Passage, and approach with Je réserve ma fermeté Boldness to the Gates of Eternity.
  • In no case can the imitation ever approach a fair resemblance to the reality it is proposed to imitate.
  • Time and time again he had given warning of the approach of guerrillas, only to have his master meet them as friends.
  • But they did approach each other, by an irresistible affinity, and by the easy companionship of common tastes.
  • University dignitaries are his clients, and it would seem presumption for the mere untitled to approach him with a commission.
  • When salmon and trout are spawning their senses seem to become dulled, and then they are not difficult to approach in the water.
  • There was no mistaking the sensation which our approach occasioned when at last we reached the walls of the Castle.
  • I had had compliments before, but none that touched me like this; none that could approach it for value in my eyes.
  • These were all ladies; and as they wore no bonnets, they could not uncover, but at the same time they were not conscious of our approach at first.
  • He had given notice of the approach of Duncan's party, and to his surprise nothing had come of it.
  • Commissioners who were sent to represent the United States were not allowed to approach the place of meeting.
  • At times, I have been able to approach almost close enough to seize one of the miserable creatures.
  • One of them hearing his approach let go his prey, advanced towards him, and levelling the carbine which had been slung on his back, fired.
  • Taking sixty redskins and twenty-seven white men apparelled as Indians, he advanced so stealthily that his approach was unnoticed.
  • Richmond was his first objective point, and failing in the direct approach to the capital of the Confederacy, he moved upon it from the south.
  • Then I scanned the "smoots" and gates through which she passed, and was always careful to approach these laterally.
  • It was occupied so densely in front just now that it was hopeless to dream of an approach or appeal; I could never scale that human wall.
  • After destroying these, the next approach to cleansing Fairburn Hall was to discharge all the indoor domestics.
  • At the approach to the flower-bed the road divided and circumnavigated it, making a loop, which I have likened to the bowl of the spoon.
  • The morning being hazy, the French and Bavarians did not even suspect the approach of their enemies, and were completely taken by surprise.

Short Example Sentence for Approach

  • Yet somehow he hesitated to approach the subject.
  • With her approach the power of speech left him for a time.
  • He heard the survivor approach and his terror revived.
  • The approach of Gordon drew her attention to him.
  • We must be careful how we approach your queen, I see.
  • Was it for us to approach and ask of her what had been thus revealed?
  • There was not another boy in the school that could approach this feat.
  • I could never approach him with the confiding affection of a child.
  • But now was heard the approach of horses, and the cries of men.
  • They may approach to investigate, but for subjective purposes.
  • Those two girls never told me their surname nor let me approach their house.
  • These, on the approach of the gunboats, were abandoned, and their guns spiked.
  • The English traders there withdrew at the approach of the French.
  • Not a creature was allowed to approach save the general's cow.

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