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Synonyms of coming

Noun


1. approach, approaching, coming, motion, movement, move

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

2. advent, coming, arrival, reaching

usage: arrival that has been awaited (especially of something momentous); "the advent of the computer"

3. approach, approaching, coming, timing

usage: the temporal property of becoming nearer in time; "the approach of winter"

4. orgasm, climax, sexual climax, coming, consummation

usage: the moment of most intense pleasure in sexual intercourse

Verb


1. come, come up, travel, go, move, locomote

usage: move toward, travel toward something or somebody or approach something or somebody; "He came singing down the road"; "Come with me to the Casbah"; "come down here!"; "come out of the closet!"; "come into the room"

2. arrive, get, come

usage: reach a destination; arrive by movement or progress; "She arrived home at 7 o'clock"; "She didn't get to Chicago until after midnight"

3. come, happen, hap, go on, pass off, occur, pass, fall out, come about, take place

usage: come to pass; arrive, as in due course; "The first success came three days later"; "It came as a shock"; "Dawn comes early in June"

4. come, change

usage: reach or enter a state, relation, condition, use, or position; "The water came to a boil"; "We came to understand the true meaning of life"; "Their anger came to a boil"; "I came to realize the true meaning of life"; "The shoes came untied"; "come into contact with a terrorist group"; "his face went red"; "your wish will come true"

5. come, follow, originate, arise, rise, develop, uprise, spring up, grow

usage: to be the product or result; "Melons come from a vine"; "Understanding comes from experience"

6. come, exist, be

usage: be found or available; "These shoes come in three colors; The furniture comes unassembled"

7. issue forth, come

usage: come forth; "A scream came from the woman's mouth"; "His breath came hard"

8. hail, come, be

usage: be a native of; "She hails from Kalamazoo"

9. come, run, go, pass, lead, extend

usage: extend or reach; "The water came up to my waist"; "The sleeves come to your knuckles"

10. come, be

usage: exist or occur in a certain point in a series; "Next came the student from France"

11. come, travel, go, move, locomote

usage: cover a certain distance; "She came a long way"

12. fall, come, be

usage: come under, be classified or included; "fall into a category"; "This comes under a new heading"

13. come, result, ensue

usage: happen as a result; "Nothing good will come of this"

14. total, number, add up, come, amount, be

usage: add up in number or quantity; "The bills amounted to $2,000"; "The bill came to $2,000"

15. come, add up, amount, become, turn

usage: develop into; "This idea will never amount to anything"; "nothing came of his grandiose plans"

16. come, come in, arrive, get, come

usage: be received; "News came in of the massacre in Rwanda"

17. occur, come, become

usage: come to one's mind; suggest itself; "It occurred to me that we should hire another secretary"; "A great idea then came to her"

18. derive, come, descend

usage: come from; be connected by a relationship of blood, for example; "She was descended from an old Italian noble family"; "he comes from humble origins"

19. do, fare, make out, come, get along, proceed, go

usage: proceed or get along; "How is she doing in her new job?"; "How are you making out in graduate school?"; "He's come a long way"

20. come, experience, see, go through

usage: experience orgasm; "she could not come because she was too upset"

21. come, rank

usage: have a certain priority; "My family comes first"

Adjective


1. approaching, coming(prenominal), forthcoming, upcoming, future (vs. past) (vs. present)

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

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