HyperDic: accost

English > 2 senses of the word accost:
VERBcommunicationaccost, address, come up tospeak to someone
communicationaccost, hook, solicitapproach with an offer of sexual favors
accost > pronunciation
Soundsahkao'st
Rhymescost ... Pentecost: 12 rhymes with aost...
English > accost: 2 senses > verb 1, communication
Meaningspeak to someone.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Synonymsaddress, come up to
Narrowerapproachmake advances to someone, usually with a proposal or suggestion
greet, recognize, recogniseExpress greetings upon meeting someone
Broadercome, come upMove toward, travel toward something or somebody or approach something or somebody
Spanishdirigirse a, llamar
Catalanadreçar-se a, dirigir-se a
English > accost: 2 senses > verb 2, communication
Meaningapproach with an offer of sexual favors.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s somebody
Synonymshook, solicit
Broaderoffermake available or accessible, provide or furnish
Similar tohook, snareentice and trap
Spanishabordar, enganchar, ofrecerse, ofrecer sexo, venderse
Catalanabordar, importunar, seduir, vendre's

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