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Princeton's WordNet

  1. at hand(p), close at hand(p), imminent, impendent, impendingadjective

    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. impendingadjective

    Approaching; drawing near; about to happen

  2. Etymology: From impendere.

ChatGPT

  1. impending

    Impending generally refers to an event or situation that is about to happen soon, especially one that is of significant nature or importance. It is often used to describe something that is approaching or looming, often conveying a sense of threat or negativity.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Impending

    of Impend

  2. Impendingadjective

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

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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

Examples of impending in a Sentence

  1. The President:

    The tonal shiftThe most tangible development over the course of Tuesday was the subtle, yet very critical, shift in tone coming from the Democratic members who have held significant sway -- or even control -- over the state of play in White House. Red lines that had been drawn were blurred. Public spats that spilled into the open played out again behind closed doors. Yes, the details still need significant work. No, not all members are there yet.But, there was a recognition that something had to happen and fast before The President leaves for Scotland. It's a shift from where members were just before the recess, when Pelosi was forced to postpone a vote on the bipartisan infrastructure bill because factions could not come together. The impending deadline of Glasgow paired with the reality of a midterm election just a year away and the constant barrage of stories about Democratic infighting all coalesced and began chipping away at the resolve of folks who up until this point had demanded they get everything or give nothing at all.Here's your signFor example : Members of the progressive caucus started to say they may not need a full Senate vote on the Build Back Better package before they vote for the bipartisan infrastructure bill. Members in that meeting said that is because The President made it abundantly clear that any bill that The President backed and said would have the Senate's support, would. Analysis : Gas prices are high. That could mess with Bidens climate agenda.

  2. Joseph Sansone:

    Guolin Ma breached a duty of trust and confidence to the private equity firms when Guolin Ma bought thousands of shares of OmniVision stock while aware of the impending transaction, it was a costly mistake.

  3. 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.

  4. Memphis Police:

    Officer Preston Hemphill and other officer’s actions and inactions have been and continue to be the subject of this investigation, there are numerous charges still developing that are impending.

  5. Tim Howard:

    When Alex Ferguson left I think there was a lot of people probably in the media( licking their) chops, excited for and looking for the slaughter that was about to come -- that was impending because unless the next manager came in and was absolutely perfect that was what was going to happen, david Moyes is one hell of a tough character. If anyone can withstand that and brush it off and move on it's David Moyes.

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