What does imminent mean?

Definitions for imminent
ˈɪm ə nəntim·mi·nent

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. at hand(p), close at hand(p), imminent, impendent, impending(adj)

    close in time; about to occur

    "retribution is at hand"; "some people believe the day of judgment is close at hand"; "in imminent danger"; "his impending retirement"

Wiktionary

  1. imminent(Adjective)

    about to happen, occur, or take place very soon, especially of something which won't last long.

  2. Origin: From the present participle of , from mineo, related to mons (English mount). Compare with eminent.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Imminent(adj)

    threatening to occur immediately; near at hand; impending; -- said especially of misfortune or peril

  2. Imminent(adj)

    full of danger; threatening; menacing; perilous

  3. Imminent(adj)

    (With upon) Bent upon; attentive to

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Imminent

    im′i-nent, adj. near at hand: threatening: impending.—n. Imm′inence.—adv. Imm′inently. [L. imminens, -entisin, upon, minēre, to project.]

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of imminent in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of imminent in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of imminent in a Sentence

  1. Phil Murphy:

    I would hope its imminent.

  2. Don Aaron:

    We believe the imminent threat has been ended.

  3. Ulf Schneider:

    Our radar remains active but nothing big is imminent.

  4. Keala Noel:

    We stayed because we didn't feel any imminent danger. But I could hardly breathe yesterday.

  5. Police Chief Jon Belmar:

    I cannot tell you at this point that an arrest is imminent. There is certainly nobody in custody.

Images & Illustrations of imminent

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