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  • approach — vb 1 Approach, near, approximate mean to come or draw close (to). Approach is by far the widest in its range of application. Very often it implies a coming close in space {he left the group and appro ache dus} {the storm was approaching} Often… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • amount — [n1] quantity aplenty, bags*, bulk, bundle, chunk, expanse, extent, flock, gob*, heap, hunk, jillion*, load, lot, magnitude, mass, measure, mess*, mint*, mucho*, number, oodles*, pack, passel, peck, pile, scads*, score, slat*, slew*, supply, ton* …   New thesaurus

  • approach — 1 verb 1 MOVE TOWARDS (I, T) to move towards or nearer to someone or something: As they approached the wood a rabbit ran out of the trees. | The car swerved to avoid an approaching bus. 2 ASK (T) to ask someone for something, or ask them to do… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • approach — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 way of dealing with sb/sth ADJECTIVE ▪ conventional, orthodox, traditional ▪ alternate (AmE), alternative, different, fresh, new …   Collocations dictionary

  • approach — approacher, n. approachless, adj. /euh prohch /, v.t. 1. to come near or nearer to: The cars slowed down as they approached the intersection. 2. to come near to in quality, character, time, or condition; to come within range for comparison: As a… …   Universalium

  • approach — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) I v. t. accost, confront, encounter (See contact); draw near, approach. n. access, avenue, ingress; bid, offer; fashion, manner, method; nearing, approach. Ant., withdraw, recede. II Motion toward Nouns… …   English dictionary for students

  • approach — /əˈproʊtʃ / (say uh prohch) verb (t) 1. to come nearer or near to: to approach the city. 2. to come near to in quality, character, time, or condition: few can approach Homer as a poet. 3. to bring near to something. 4. to make advances or a… …   Australian English dictionary

  • amount — Synonyms and related words: account, add up, add up to, aggregate, amount to, amplitude, approach, batch, become, body, box score, budget, bulk, bunch, burden, caliber, cast, charge, chunk, clutch, come, come up to, compass, comprehend, comprise …   Moby Thesaurus

  • Atkins Nutritional Approach — Atkins Nutritional Approach, popularly known as the Atkins Diet or just Atkins , is a well known low carbohydrate diet created by Dr.Robert Atkins from a diet he read in the Journal of the American Medical Association and utilized to resolve his… …   Wikipedia

  • Standardized approach (credit risk) — The term standardized approach (or standardised approach) refers to a set of credit risk measurement techniques proposed under Basel II capital adequacy rules for banking institutions.Under this approach the banks are required to use ratings from …   Wikipedia

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