Accost vs Undefined - What's the difference?

accost | undefined |

As a verb accost

is to approach and speak to boldly or aggressively, as with a demand or request.

As a noun accost

is (rare) address; greeting.

As an adjective undefined is

lacking a definition or value.




(en verb)
  • To approach and speak to boldly or aggressively, as with a demand or request.
  • *{{quote-news, date = 21 August 2012
  • , first = Ed , last = Pilkington , title = Death penalty on trial: should Reggie Clemons live or die? , newspaper = The Guardian , url = , page = , passage = The Missouri prosecutors' case against Clemons, based partly on incriminating testimony given by his co-defendants, was that Clemons was part of a group of four youths who accosted the sisters on the Chain of Rocks Bridge one dark night in April 1991. }}
  • (obsolete) To join side to side; to border; hence, to sail along the coast or side of.
  • * So much [of Lapland] as accosts the sea. - Fuller
  • (obsolete) To approach; to come up to.
  • (Shakespeare)
  • To speak to first; to address; to greet.
  • * Milton
  • Him, Satan thus accosts .
  • * 1847 , , (Jane Eyre), Chapter XVIII
  • She approached the basin, and bent over it as if to fill her pitcher; she again lifted it to her head. The personage on the well-brink now seemed to accost her; to make some request—"She hasted, let down her pitcher on her hand, and gave him to drink."
  • (obsolete) To adjoin; to lie alongside.
  • * Spenser
  • the shores which to the sea accost
  • * Fuller
  • so much [of Lapland] as accosts the sea
  • To solicit sexually.
  • Derived terms

    * accostment


    (en noun)
  • (rare) Address; greeting.
  • Anagrams





    (wikipedia undefined) (-)
  • Lacking a definition or value.
  • (mathematics, computing) That does not have a meaning and is thus not assigned an interpretation.
  • The result of division by zero is undefined .


    * defined