Definitions for approaching

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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"


  1. approaching(Adverb)


  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

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