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Princeton's WordNet

  1. approach, approachingnoun

    the event of one object coming closer to another

  2. approach, approaching, comingnoun

    the temporal property of becoming nearer in time

    "the approach of winter"

  3. approach, approaching, comingadjective

    the act of drawing spatially closer to something

    "the hunter's approach scattered the geese"

  4. approaching, coming(a), forthcoming, upcomingadjective

    of the relatively near future

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

Wiktionary

  1. approachingadverb

    Nearly.

  2. approachingadjective

    That approaches or approach.

    the approaching armies

Webster Dictionary

  1. Approaching

    of Approach

  2. Approachingnoun

    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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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. Tomomichi Akuta:

    There are worries that Iran's oil exports could fall by about 1 million barrels per day (bpd) from current levels, the oil supply/demand balance is roughly in balance now, but it could turn to a complete supply shortage (in case of new supply curbs). Oil prices could rise at least $10 (a barrel), with Brent approaching near $90.

  2. Larry Johnson:

    But it is possible to do something approaching what it is you want to do.

  3. Mike Porras:

    No one wants to put a bear down, but when a bear is not afraid of humans or is approaching humans, that is a cause for concern.

  4. Henry David Thoreau:

    If you see a man approaching you with the obvious intent of doing you good, you should run for your life.

  5. 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.

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