Appropinquate

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • v. i Appropinquate To approach.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • appropinquate To draw near; approach.
    • appropinquate To bring near.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.i Appropinquate ap-pro-pink′wāt to come near to
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. appropinquatus, p. p. of appropinquare,; ad, + prope, near
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. appropinquāre, to approach—ad, to, and propinquus, near (prope).

Usage

In literature:

We now appropinque an end.
"The Journal of Sir Walter Scott" by Walter Scott
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