approaching

Definitions of approaching
  1. noun
    the act of drawing spatially closer to something
    synonyms: approach, coming
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    access
    the act of approaching or entering
    closing, closure
    approaching a particular destination; a coming closer; a narrowing of a gap
    landing approach
    the approach to a landing field by an airplane
    run-up
    the approach run during which an athlete gathers speed
    back door, backdoor
    a secret or underhand means of access (to a place or a position)
    go-around, overshoot, wave-off
    an approach that fails and gives way to another attempt
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    motion, move, movement
    the act of changing location from one place to another
  2. noun
    the event of one object coming closer to another
    synonyms: approach
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    motion, movement
    a natural event that involves a change in the position or location of something
  3. noun
    the temporal property of becoming nearer in time
    synonyms: approach, coming
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    timing
    the time when something happens
  4. adjective
    of the relatively near future
    “the approaching election”
    synonyms: coming, forthcoming, upcoming
    future
    yet to be or coming
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