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Meaning & Definition of Approaching in English

English

Approaching

/əproʊʧɪŋ/

noun

1. The event of one object coming closer to another

    synonym:
  • approach
  • ,
  • approaching

2. The temporal property of becoming nearer in time

  • "The approach of winter"
    synonym:
  • approach
  • ,
  • approaching
  • ,
  • coming

3. The act of drawing spatially closer to something

  • "The hunter's approach scattered the geese"
    synonym:
  • approach
  • ,
  • approaching
  • ,
  • coming

adjective

1. Of the relatively near future

  • "The approaching election"
  • "This coming thursday"
  • "The forthcoming holidays"
  • "The upcoming spring fashions"
    synonym:
  • approaching
  • ,
  • coming(a)
  • ,
  • forthcoming
  • ,
  • upcoming

Examples of using

Christmas is rapidly approaching.
Tom heard footsteps approaching.
The lion roared in anger at seeing the hyenas approaching to rob him of his food.