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2 definitions found
 for Nearing
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Near \Near\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Neared; p. pr. & vb. n
     Nearing.] [See Near, adv.]
     To approach; to come nearer; as, the ship neared the land.
     [1913 Webster]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  101 Moby Thesaurus words for "nearing":
     about to be, access, accession, advance, advancing, advent, afflux,
     affluxion, already in sight, approach, approaching,
     appropinquation, approximate, approximating, approximation,
     approximative, appulse, arm-in-arm, at hand, attracted to, brewing,
     burning, cheek-by-jowl, close, close at hand, coming, coming near,
     coming toward, desired, destinal, destined, determined, drawn to,
     emergent, eventual, extrapolated, fatal, fated, fatidic,
     flowing toward, forthcoming, future, futuristic, gathering,
     going to happen, hand-in-hand, hereafter, hoped-for, hot,
     immediate, imminence, imminent, impendent, impending,
     in danger imminent, in prospect, in reserve, in store,
     in the cards, in the offing, in the wind, in view, instant,
     intimate, later, looming, lowering, lurking, menacing, near,
     near at hand, near the mark, nearish, nearness, nigh, nighish,
     on the horizon, oncoming, overhanging, planned, plotted, predicted,
     preparing, probable, projected, prophesied, propinque, prospective,
     proximal, proximate, proximation, side-by-side, that will be,
     threatening, to come, to-be, ultimate, upcoming, vicinal, waiting,
     warm
  
  

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