Definition of Coming

1. Noun. The act of drawing spatially closer to something. "The hunter's approach scattered the geese"

Exact synonyms: Approach, Approaching
Generic synonyms: Motion, Move, Movement
Specialized synonyms: Access, Closing, Closure, Landing Approach, Run-up
Derivative terms: Approach, Come

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

3. Noun. Arrival that has been awaited (especially of something momentous). "The advent of the computer"
Exact synonyms: Advent
Generic synonyms: Arrival, Reaching
Derivative terms: Come

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

5. Noun. The moment of most intense pleasure in sexual intercourse.
Exact synonyms: Climax, Orgasm, Sexual Climax
Generic synonyms: Consummation
Specialized synonyms: Male Orgasm
Derivative terms: Climactic, Come

Definition of Coming

1. a. Approaching; of the future, especially the near future; the next; as, the coming week or year; the coming exhibition.

2. n. Approach; advent; manifestation; as, the coming of the train.

Definition of Coming

1. Verb. (present participle of come) ¹

2. Noun. The act of arriving; an arrival ¹

3. Adjective. Next. ¹

4. Adjective. Deserved. ¹

5. Adjective. Newly in fashion; advancing into maturity or achievement. ¹

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Definition of Coming

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

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Coming

coming (current term)
coming-out party
coming about
coming across
coming along
coming and going
coming around
coming attraction
coming back
coming by
coming clean
coming down
coming forth

Literary usage of Coming

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

1. Two Years Before the Mast by Richard Henry Dana (1897)
"and, coming on deck, we saw two sails coming round the point. One was a large ship under top-gallant sails, and the other a small brig. ..."

2. The History of the Peloponnesian War by Thucydides, Henry Dale, Thomas Arnold (1873)
"... ships coming from Chios were ю numerous, lie fled, inward Samo. ... but •when ho wan long in coming, they began themselves to do- ..."

3. The Nicomachean Ethics of Aristotle by Aristotle (1891)
"Again, assuming that the good is complete, while 4 motion and coming into being are incomplete, they try to show that pleasure is a motion and a coming into ..."

4. The Works of A. Conan Doyle by Arthur Conan Doyle (1902)
"... THE coming OF THE FRIAR Bur their case was a very evil one. Had the guns been lost so that they might be turned upon the door, all further resistance ..."

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