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approach
used in And Then There Were None

2 meanings, 7 uses
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1  —6 uses as in:
approached the city
Definition
to get closer to (near in space, time, quantity, or quality)
  • He was chopping sticks for lighting the fire and did not hear me approach.
    p. 269.9
approach = come near
Other Uses (with this meaning)
  • The loud drawn out scream of an approaching train was heard.
    p. 20.8
  • approaching = getting nearer
  • He paid no attention to the approach of the searchers.
    p. 111.9
  • approach = coming near
  • General Macarthur stirred at her approach.
    p. 116.1
  • approach = coming near
  • The four men emerged from Blore's room and approached Vera.
    p. 187.7
  • approached = went to
  • I said that here we could see if any one else approached us, and we should not be seen from the house as the bedrooms faced the other way.
    p. 271.5
approached = came near
There are no more uses of "approach" flagged with this meaning in And Then There Were None.

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2  —1 use as in:
approached her with the proposal
Definition
to begin communication with someone about something — often a proposal or a delicate topic
  • As a matter of fact I was approached by a little Jewboy-Morris his name was.
    p. 128.4
approached = engaged in a delicate conversation
There are no more uses of "approach" flagged with this meaning in And Then There Were None.

Typical Usage  (best examples)
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