A way of dealing with something. An act of speaking to someone for the first time about something, typically a proposal or request. The action of coming near or nearer to someone or something in distance or time. A road, sea passage, or other way leading to a place. Come near or nearer to (someone or something) in distance. Speak to (someone) for the first time about something, typically with a proposal or request. Start to deal with (something) in a certain way.