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English adjective: coming

1. coming of the relatively near future

SamplesThe approaching election.
This coming Thursday.
The forthcoming holidays.
The upcoming spring fashions.

Synonymsapproaching, forthcoming, upcoming


Antonymspast, present

English noun: coming

1. coming (act) the act of drawing spatially closer to something

SamplesThe hunter's approach scattered the geese.

Synonymsapproach, approaching

Broader (hypernym)motion, move, movement

Narrower (hyponym)access, closing, closure, landing approach, run-up

2. coming (act) arrival that has been awaited (especially of something momentous)

SamplesThe advent of the computer.


Broader (hypernym)arrival, reaching

3. coming (attribute) the temporal property of becoming nearer in time

SamplesThe approach of winter.

Synonymsapproach, approaching

Broader (hypernym)timing

4. coming (act) the moment of most intense pleasure in sexual intercourse

Synonymsclimax, orgasm, sexual climax

Broader (hypernym)consummation

Narrower (hyponym)male orgasm

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