What does approaching mean?

Definitions for approaching
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?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

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. Wildlife Capt. Patrick Foy:

    She awoke to the sound of a bear approaching her, it immediately attacked.

  2. Cullum Clark:

    The effort to mine bitcoin around the world is consuming fully one and a half percent of the electricity output of the entire United States and is approaching 0.5 percent of the electricity output of the whole planet. That’s an enormous number.

  3. Jack Allardyce:

    Global inventories are approaching long-run averages, suggesting that the coordinated OPEC/non-OPEC supply cuts have been successful.

  4. RJ Intindola – (Gandolfo):

    Be as patient as a tree and as persistent as weeds when approaching a problem.

  5. Adam Mosseri:

    We believe in giving people a voice and that we can not become arbiters of truth ourselves, so we’re approaching this problem carefully, we’ve focused our efforts on the worst of the worst, on the clear hoaxes spread by spammers for their own gain, and on engaging both our community and third party organizations.

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