What does approaching mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. approach, approaching(noun)

    the event of one object coming closer to another

  2. approach, approaching, coming(noun)

    the temporal property of becoming nearer in time

    "the approach of winter"

  3. approach, approaching, coming(adj)

    the act of drawing spatially closer to something

    "the hunter's approach scattered the geese"

  4. approaching, coming(a), forthcoming, upcoming(adj)

    of the relatively near future

    "the approaching election"; "this coming Thursday"; "the forthcoming holidays"; "the upcoming spring fashions"

Wiktionary

  1. approaching(Adverb)

    Nearly.

  2. approaching(Adjective)

    That approaches or approach.

    the approaching armies

Webster Dictionary

  1. Approaching

    of Approach

  2. Approaching(noun)

    the act of ingrafting a sprig or shoot of one tree into another, without cutting it from the parent stock; -- called, also, inarching and grafting by approach

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of approaching in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of approaching in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Erma Bombeck:

    It is fast approaching the point where I don't want to elect anyone stupid enough to want the job.

  2. Bertrand Russell:

    One of the symptoms of an approaching nervous breakdown is the belief that one's work is terribly important.

  3. Ross Loder:

    We have seen the new issuance rates decline, which suggests to me that perhaps we might be approaching a stable level.

  4. William Shakespeare:

    Their understanding Begins to swell and the approaching tide Will shortly fill the reasonable shores That now lie foul and muddy.

  5. Daniel Ruoss:

    I think the way most of us are approaching this is, there is going to be a Republican president. It is just a question of who it is going to be.

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