What does impending mean?

Definitions for impending

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word impending.

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. impending(Adjective)

    Approaching; drawing near; about to happen

  2. Origin: From impendere.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Impending

    of Impend

  2. Impending(adj)

    hanging over; overhanging; suspended so as to menace; imminet; threatening

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of impending in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of impending in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Mewang Gyeltshen:

    This is being done to counter the impending threats of climate change.

  2. Ted Gibson:

    But last January I hit 280, i had less energy and my back hurt. I wanted to look amazing for my impending 50th birthday.

  3. Roger Zelazny, The Courts of Chaos:

    My feelings would never change, but... now she was gone, and this thought meant more to me than the impending destruction of the world.

  4. Bharavi:

    The natural hostility of beasts is laid aside when flying from pursuers; so also when danger is impending the enmity of rivals is ended.

  5. John Kilduff:

    The large rise in gasoline inventories was unexpected, and it is the most important element of the report due to the impending driving season focus.

Images & Illustrations of impending

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