[ US /ˈkəmɪŋ/ ]
[ UK /kˈʌmɪŋ/ ]
  1. the temporal property of becoming nearer in time
    the approach of winter
  2. the act of drawing spatially closer to something
    the hunter's approach scattered the geese
  3. the moment of most intense pleasure in sexual intercourse
  4. arrival that has been awaited (especially of something momentous)
    the advent of the computer
  1. of the relatively near future
    the upcoming spring fashions
    the approaching election
    the forthcoming holidays
    this coming Thursday
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How To Use coming In A Sentence

  • They are essential atmospheric cladding which prevents the earth from becoming a frozen planet.
  • Two more debates are scheduled in the coming weeks, one debate dealing with education and health will be held in Irbid next week and the final week before elections the southern city of Karak will witness a candidates debate on agriculture and development. Daoud Kuttab: Jordanian Candidate Uses Debate to Call for Curtailing King's Powers
  • Let's find out what's coming up in a few minutes on "PAULA ZAHN NOW" -- Paula. CNN Transcript Feb 2, 2006
  • He eyed the coming tide with an absorbed attention.
  • One of the nastiest is the way in which male honour is seen as bound up with female behaviour so that any supposed compromise or scandal in what happens to women, even becoming a rape victim, justifies violence against them as well as against their abusers or seducers; hence the 'honour killings' of young girls that disfigure some societies even today. Temple Address: "Becoming Trustworthy: Respect and Self-Respect" Church House
  • The Subaru then veered across the road and hit a telegraph pole, eventually becoming lodged between the pole and a tree.
  • She had a constant parade of young men coming to visit her.
  • Entry forms for the forthcoming Community Games should have been received by now.
  • I blame it all on becca who called me in the middle of the night to talk to me all about how the two best friends names are Kate and Becca and that the main character lives in apartment 601 as my address and other kooky details that i have been trying to forget nightly since i saw that movie, And then every sound is that kid coming out of the television and im only writing about it now in order to expunge as i fear she will grab hold of my foot from under the desk and eat me or turn me into something decomposing or whatever it is she does. I-claudius Diary Entry
  • Life itself, without the assistance of colleges and universities, is becoming an advanced institution of learning.
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