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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. Hillary Clinton:

    You could see on that stage in Las Vegas how we are maybe approaching these problems with different solutions, but we're both seeing the pressures that American families are under and the challenges that they're facing, we're not peddling the same old failed policies of trickle-down economics and let the corporations do what they want and cut taxes on the wealthy.

  2. Renata Dionello:

    It's fine to say to the manager...' For the first two months, I would really love frequent feedback on whether I am focusing on the right things, am I approaching things the right way, is my style fitting with the style of the team and company ?' You can have that conversation up front.

  3. Michael Brennan:

    We are approaching the peak of the hurricane season so everybody in the Caribbean and along the U.S. South, Gulf and East Coast needs to be aware and follow these systems.

  4. Jennifer Wexton:

    We’ve lost officers to this level of stress and as we approach the second laying in honor of a Capitol police officer this year, I fear an exodus is approaching if we do n’t prioritize the mental and physical health of our Capitol police officers.

  5. Atlanta Fed President Dennis Lockhart:

    I think the point of 'liftoff' is close, the economy has made great gains and is approaching an acceptable normal ... conditions are no longer extraordinary.

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