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v. short for "approach the bench," as in "may I approach, your honor," or "will counsel approach?" (See: approach the bench)
approachverb accedere, accost, advance, appropinquare, be in proximity, be in sight of, be in the neighborhood of, be in the vicinity of, be near, come forward, come near, confront, converge upon, draw near, edge close to, get near, go near, move near, move toward, pursue, stalk, step up to, verge on
See also: access, accost, address, admittance, approximate, avenue, behavior, bid, converge, correspond, course, design, direction, entrance, gravitate, impend, inflow, ingress, intent, invitation, maneuver, manner, modus operandi, overture, policy, portal, practice, procedure, progress, reach, strategy