Definition of Approaching

1. Noun. The event of one object coming closer to another.

Exact synonyms: Approach
Generic synonyms: Motion, Movement
Derivative terms: Approach



2. Adjective. Of the relatively near future. "The upcoming spring fashions"
Exact synonyms: Coming, Forthcoming, Upcoming
Similar to: Future
Derivative terms: Forthcomingness

3. Noun. The temporal property of becoming nearer in time. "The approach of winter"
Exact synonyms: Approach, Coming
Generic synonyms: Timing
Derivative terms: Approach, Come

4. Noun. The act of drawing spatially closer to something. "The hunter's approach scattered the geese"
Exact synonyms: Approach, Coming
Generic synonyms: Motion, Move, Movement
Specialized synonyms: Access, Closing, Closure, Landing Approach, Run-up
Derivative terms: Approach, Come

Definition of Approaching

1. n. 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.

Definition of Approaching

1. Adjective. That approaches or approach. ¹

2. Adverb. Nearly. ¹

3. Verb. (present participle of approach) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Approaching

1. approach [v] - See also: approach

Medical Definition of Approaching

1. 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. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Approaching

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approach pattern
approach shot
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approaching (current term)
approachless
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Literary usage of Approaching

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1. A Midsummer Night's Dream by William Shakespeare (1912)
"... puts spell on him and he sinks on bank R. Puck chuckles, then sees Helena approaching from L. ..."

2. The Pilgrim's Progress by John Bunyan (1860)
"could give them their cautions more seasonably, to wit, even when the danger was nigh the approaching. What cautions Christian and his companion had ..."

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