1. lähestyminen

  2. asenne, asennoituminen, lähestymistapa

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  1. puhekieltä To come or go near, in place or time; to draw nigh; to advance nearer.

  2. 1769, Oxford Standard text, s:Bible (King James)|King James Bible, s:Bible (King James)/2 Samuel|2 Samuel, xi, 20,

  3. And if so be that the king's wrath arise, and he say unto thee, Wherefore approached ye so nigh unto the city when ye did fight? knew ye not that they would shoot from the wall?
  4. 1769, Oxford Standard text, s:Bible (King James)|King James Bible, s:Bible (King James)/Hebrews|Hebrews, x, 25,

  5. Not forsaking the assembling of ourselves together, as the manner of some is; but exhorting one another: and so much the more, as ye see the day approaching.
  6. puhekieltä To draw near, in a figurative sense; to make advances; to approximate.

  7. as he approaches to the character of the ablest statesman.

  8. 1839, w:Samuel Laing (travel writer)|Samuel Laing, A Tour in Sweden in 1838, page 371,

  9. Without these incentives to industry the Norwegian would be like the Laplander, without industry and civilisation ; and the nearer he approaches to the beau idéal of those political economists — to the state of being without a taste for these foreign and expensive luxuries — the nearer he approaches to the condition of the Laplander in the comforts and enjoyments of life.
  10. 1898, w:Thomas Babington Macaulay, 1st Baron Macaulay|Thomas Babington Macaulay, The Works, Volume 11, 2006, Elibron Classics Replica Edition, page 205,

  11. In this respect, the only books which approach to its excellence are Gulliver's Travels and Robinson Crusoe.
  12. puhekieltä To come near to in place, time, character{{, or value; to draw nearer to.

  13. He was an admirable poet, and thought even to have approached Homer. -- w:Sir William Temple|Sir William Temple.

    "Would counsel please approach the bench?" asked the judge.

    to approach the city

    He approached the age of manhood.

    Dont approach that house.''

  14. 1831, w:John James Audubon|John James Audubon, s:Ornithological Biography/Volume 1/American Redstart|Ornithological Biography, Volume 1, The American Redstart,

  15. When one approaches the nest of this species, the male exhibits the greatest anxiety respecting its safety, passes and repasses, fluttering and snapping its bill within a few feet, as if determined to repel the intruder.
  16. 1867, w:Charles Dickens|Charles Dickens, s:Oliver Twist/Chapter 53|Oliver Twist, Chapter 53: And Last,

  17. Removing with him and the old housekeeper to within a mile of the parsonage-house, where his dear friends resided, he gratified the only remaining wish of Oliver's warm and earnest heart, and thus linked together a little society, whose condition approached as nearly to one of perfect happiness as can ever be known in this changing world.
  18. 1898, w:H. G. Wells|H. G. Wells, s:The War of the Worlds|The War of the Worlds, Book 1, Chapter 1: The Eve of the War,

  19. Its physical condition is still largely a mystery, but we know now that even in its equatorial region the midday temperature barely approaches that of our coldest winter.
  20. 1911 1904, w:William Anthony Granville|William Anthony Granville, s:Elements of the Differential and Integral Calculus/Chapter III|Elements of the Differential and Integral Calculus, Chapter III,

  21. If a variable v takes on successively a series of values that approach nearer and nearer to a constant value l in such a manner that |v - l|To be read the numerical value of the difference between v and l becomes and remains less than any assigned arbitrarily small positive quantity, then v is said to approach the limit l, or to converge to the limit l. Symbolically this is written
    : limit v = l, or, v \dot= l.
    :: Usage note: In discussing convergence in mathematical analysis, modern rigorous formulations avoid using the terms approach and converge. These terms may, however, serve as a form of handwave when rigour is not required.
  22. To make an attempt at (solving a problem or making a policy).

  23. 1922, w:F. Scott Fitzgerald|F. Scott Fitzgerald, s:O Russet Witch!/Chapter II|O Russet Witch!, Chapter II,

  24. And it was with decision that he approached the problem of his wrecked shop.
  25. To speak to, as to make a request or ask a question.

  26. 1988 Dinesh Vaghela, Publishers Note, in w:U. G. Krishnamurti|U. G. Krishnamurti, Terry Newland (editor), s:Mind is a Myth|Mind is a Myth'', Dinesh Publications,,

  27. "Why bother publishing my conversations. It has not helped you, and it is not going to help anybody else", said U.G. when I approached him with the idea of publishing excerpts from his conversations with the constant stream of people who go to visit him.
  28. puhekieltä To take approaches to.

  29. To bring near; to cause to draw near.

  30. (rfquotek)