approaching

Definitions of approaching
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n the act of drawing spatially closer to something

Synonyms:
approach, coming
Types:
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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
Type of:
motion, move, movement
the act of changing location from one place to another

n the event of one object coming closer to another

Synonyms:
approach
Type of:
motion, movement
a natural event that involves a change in the position or location of something

n the temporal property of becoming nearer in time

Synonyms:
approach, coming
Type of:
timing
the time when something happens

adj of the relatively near future

“the approaching election”
Synonyms:
coming, forthcoming, upcoming
future
yet to be or coming

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