Definitions of approaching

  1. the act of drawing spatially closer to something; "the hunter's approach scattered the geese" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. The ingrafting a shoot of one tree into another without cutting it from the parent stock. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  3. of the relatively near future; "the approaching election"; "this coming Thursday"; "the forthcoming holidays"; "the upcoming spring fashions" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB

Usage examples for approaching

  1. The tillerman also had his eye on the approaching craft. – Dave Darrin's First Year at Annapolis by H. Irving Hancock
  2. As he looked up, he could see the heads of the approaching Indians black against the stars. – Dusty Star by Olaf Baker