What does Approaching mean?

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Ap·proach·ing

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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

How to pronounce Approaching?

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    Karen
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How to say Approaching in sign language?

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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

Examples of Approaching in a Sentence

  1. Bertrand Russell:

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

  2. David Biderman:

    With Earth Day approaching, With Earth's more important than ever to manage our waste and recyclables properly, we need to make sure that material we're putting in our recycling bins are clean and not contaminated by non-recyclable material like food. People trash yogurt containers, but if there's yogurt in there, that's a problem.

  3. John Cryan:

    I am cautiously confident that we are gradually approaching the home straight as far as our litigation is concerned.

  4. Bertrand Russell:

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

  5. Scott Irwin:

    The size of the pool is a lot bigger, we could go from Brazilian imports approaching 250-400 million gallons, depending on which is less costly for fuel blenders.

Images & Illustrations of Approaching

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