Definition of Incoming

1. Noun. The act of entering. "She made a grand entrance"

Exact synonyms: Entering, Entrance, Entry, Ingress
Generic synonyms: Arrival
Specialized synonyms: Incursion, Intrusion, Irruption, Entree, Enrollment, Enrolment, Registration, Penetration, Admission, Admittance
Derivative terms: Enter, Enter, Enter, Enter

2. Adjective. Arriving at a place or position. "Incoming mail"

3. Adjective. Entering upon a position of office vacated by another. "The incoming president"
Antonyms: Outgoing

Definition of Incoming

1. a. Coming in; accruing.

2. n. The act of coming in; arrival.

Definition of Incoming

1. Adjective. coming (or about to come) in ¹

2. Adjective. succeeding to an office ¹

3. Noun. The act of coming in; arrival ¹

4. Interjection. (military) a warning that something is coming towards you; especially enemy artillery fire ¹

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Definition of Incoming

1. an arrival [n -S] - See also: arrival

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Incoming

income bracket
income statement
income tax
income tax bracket
income tax return
income tax returns
income taxes
incoming (current term)
incomitant strabismus

Literary usage of Incoming

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Prideaux's Precedents in Conveyancing: With Dissertations on Its Law and by Frederick Prideaux, John Whitcombe (1889)
"SPECIAL CLAUSE as regards VALUATIONS between an CLAUSES AS TO OUTGOING ami incoming TENANT. m VALUATIONS. WHEREAS the farm is at present in the occupation ..."

2. American Telephone Practice by Kempster Blanchard Miller (1905)
"Thus exchange A will be provided with a number of outgoing trunks and a number of incoming trunks. The same will be true of office B. It is evident that the ..."

3. Cost Accounting: Principles and Practice by John Packard Jordan, Gould Leach Harris (1920)
"In many concerns the practice has been very erroneously followed of charging all incoming freight to a factory expense account and of charging outgoing ..."

4. The American and English Encyclopedia of Law by John Houston Merrill, Charles Frederic Williams, Thomas Johnson Michie, David Shephard Garland (1891)
"Liability of incoming Partner.—It is equally well settled that a new ... "The doctrine is well established that an incoming partner is not liable for the ..."

5. Auditing: Theory and Practice by Robert Hiester Montgomery (1916)
"incoming Mail Proper provision should be made for safeguarding incoming mail, ... The opening and handling of incoming mail should be in charge of some ..."

6. Handbook on the Law of Partnership, Including Limited Partnerships by Eugene Allen Gilmore (1911)
"SAME—LIABILITY OF AN incoming PARTNER 77. As one partner's liability for the acts done by his copartners exists by virtue of the mutual agency necessarily ..."

7. Practical Bank Operation by Loyd Helvetius Langston, First National City Bank of New York (1921)
"Accordingly an incoming mail department operating in two sections, domestic and foreign, and an incoming registered mail department have been organized to ..."

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