HyperDic: approaching

English > 4 senses of the word approaching:
ADJECTIVEallapproaching, coming, forthcoming, upcomingof the relatively near future
NOUNeventapproaching, approachthe event of one object coming closer to another
attributeapproaching, approach, comingthe temporal property of becoming nearer in time
actapproaching, approach, comingthe act of drawing spatially closer to something
approaching > pronunciation
Soundsahprow'chihng
Rhymesabducting ... zoning: 2044 rhymes with ihng...
English > approaching: 4 senses > adjective 1
MeaningOf the relatively near future.
Example"the approaching election"
Synonymscoming, forthcoming, upcoming
Broaderfutureyet to be or coming
Spanishinmediato, inminente, próximo, venidero
Catalanimmediat, imminent, proper, pròxim
English > approaching: 4 senses > noun 1, event
MeaningThe event of one object coming closer to another.
Synonymapproach
Broadermovement, motionA natural event that involves a change in the position or location of something
English > approaching: 4 senses > noun 2, attribute
MeaningThe temporal property of becoming nearer in time.
Synonymsapproach, coming
BroadertimingThe time when something happens
Spanishproximidad
English > approaching: 4 senses > noun 3, act
MeaningThe act of drawing spatially closer to something.
Synonymsapproach, coming
NarroweraccessThe act of approaching or entering
closing, closureapproaching a particular destination
landing approachThe approach to a landing field by an airplane
run-upThe approach run during which an athlete gathers speed
Broadermotion, movement, moveThe act of changing location from one place to another
Spanishacercamiento, aproximación, planteamiento
Catalanacostament, aproximació, atansament

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