Coming
Coming Com"ing, a. 1. Approaching; of the future, especially the near future; the next; as, the coming week or year; the coming exhibition. [1913 Webster]

Welcome the coming, speed the parting, guest. --Pope. [1913 Webster]

Your coming days and years. --Byron. [1913 Webster]

2. Ready to come; complaisant; fond. [Obs.] --Pope. [1913 Webster]


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  • coming — [kum′iŋ] adj. 1. approaching; immediately next [this coming Tuesday] 2. showing promise of being successful, popular, or important [a coming young actor, the coming thing] n. arrival; approach; advent ☆ have (something) coming to one to deserve… …   English World dictionary

  • Coming — Com ing, n. 1. Approach; advent; manifestation; as, the coming of the train. [1913 Webster] 2. Specifically: The Second Advent of Christ, called usually the {second coming}. [1913 Webster] {Coming in}. (a) Entrance; entrance way; manner of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • coming — [adj] approaching, promising about to happen, advancing, almost on one, anticipated, aspiring, at hand, certain, close, converging, deserving, docking, drawing near, due, en route, eventual, expected, fated, foreseen, forthcoming, future, gaining …   New thesaurus

  • coming — index appearance (emergence), close (near), forthcoming, future, immediate (imminent), imminent …   Law dictionary

  • coming — late 13c. (n.); mid 15c. (pp. adj.); see COME (Cf. come) …   Etymology dictionary

  • coming — com|ing1 [ kʌmıŋ ] adjective only before noun ** happening soon or next: Unemployment is likely to rise in the coming year. the coming elections coming com|ing 2 [ kʌmıŋ ] noun singular * the coming of the time when someone or something arrives… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • coming — I UK [ˈkʌmɪŋ] / US adjective [only before noun] ** happening soon or next Unemployment is likely to rise in the coming year. the coming elections II UK [ˈkʌmɪŋ] / US noun [singular] Word forms coming : singular coming plural comings * the coming… …   English dictionary

  • coming — Synonyms and related words: about to be, access, accession, accomplishment, achievement, advance, advancing, advent, afflux, affluxion, already in sight, apparition, appearance, appearing, approach, approach of time, approaching, appropinquation …   Moby Thesaurus

  • coming — com|ing1 [ˈkʌmıŋ] n 1.) the coming of sth/sb the time when something new begins, especially something that will cause a lot of changes ▪ With the coming of railways, new markets opened up. 2.) comings and goings informal the movements of people… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • coming — 1 noun 1 the coming of sth/sb the time when something new begins, especially something that will cause a lot of changes: With the coming of railways, new markets opened up. 2 comings and goings informal the movements of people as they arrive at… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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