Translation of "approach" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb uk /əˈprəʊtʃ/ us /əˈproʊtʃ/

B1 to come close in distance or time

acercarse (a)
The crowd cheered as she approached the finishing line.
The new school year is fast approaching.

to deal with something

I’m not sure how to approach the problem.
noun uk /əˈprəʊtʃ/ us /əˈproʊtʃ/

a way of doing something

Neil has a different approach to the problem.

[ no plural ] movement closer to someone or something in distance or time

the approach of winter

(Translation of “approach” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


verb /əˈprəutʃ/

to come near (to)

acercarse, aproximarse
The car approached (the traffic lights) at top speed
approachable adjective


tratable, asequible, llano
She’s very approachable, and is always ready to answer any questions you may have.

that can be reached

The village is not approachable by road. You have to take a boat to get there.
approaching adjective

que se acerca/aproxima
the approaching dawn.

(Translation of “approach” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)