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coming

Definitions of coming
  1. adjective
    of the relatively near future
    “this coming Thursday”
    synonyms: approaching, forthcoming, upcoming
    future
    yet to be or coming
  2. noun
    the act of drawing spatially closer to something
    synonyms: approach, approaching
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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
  3. noun
    the temporal property of becoming nearer in time
    synonyms: approach, approaching
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    timing
    the time when something happens
  4. noun
    arrival that has been awaited (especially of something momentous)
    synonyms: advent
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    arrival, reaching
    accomplishment of an objective
  5. noun
    the moment of most intense pleasure in sexual intercourse
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    consummation
    the act of bringing to completion or fruition
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