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Overview of noun approaching

The noun approaching has 3 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. approach, approaching

(the event of one object coming closer to another)

2. approach, approaching, coming

(the temporal property of becoming nearer in time; "the approach of winter")

3. approach, approaching, coming

(the act of drawing spatially closer to something; "the hunter's approach scattered the geese")


Overview of verb approach

The verb approach has 5 senses? (first 5 from tagged texts)
1. (46) approach, near, come on, go up, draw near, draw close, come near

(move towards; "We were approaching our destination"; "They are drawing near"; "The enemy army came nearer and nearer")

2. (9) border on, approach

(come near or verge on, resemble, come nearer in quality, or character; "This borders on discrimination!"; "His playing approaches that of Horowitz")

3. (6) set about, go about, approach

(begin to deal with; "approach a task"; "go about a difficult problem"; "approach a new project")

4. (6) approach, come near

(come near in time; "Winter is approaching"; "approaching old age")

5. (6) approach

(make advances to someone, usually with a proposal or suggestion; "I was approached by the President to serve as his adviser in foreign matters")


Overview of adj approaching

The adj approaching has 1 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. approaching, coming, forthcoming, upcoming

(of the relatively near future; "the approaching election"; "this coming Thursday"; "the forthcoming holidays"; "the upcoming spring fashions")

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