coming

[ kuhm-ing ]
/ ˈkʌm ɪŋ /

noun

approach; arrival; advent: His coming here was a mistake.

adjective

following or impending; next; approaching: the coming year.
promising future fame or success: a coming actor.

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Origin of coming

1250–1300; Middle English; see come, -ing1,-ing2

Definition for coming (2 of 2)

Origin of come

before 900; Middle English comen, Old English cuman; cognate with Dutch komen, German kommen, Gothic qiman, Old Norse koma, Latin venīre (see avenue), Greek baínein (see basis), Sanskrit gácchati (he) goes
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British Dictionary definitions for coming (1 of 2)

coming
/ (ˈkʌmɪŋ) /

adjective

noun

arrival or approach
(often capital) Christianity the return of Christ in glorySee also Second Coming

British Dictionary definitions for coming (2 of 2)

come
/ (kʌm) /

verb comes, coming, came or come (mainly intr)

interjection

an exclamation expressing annoyance, irritation, etccome now!; come come!

noun taboo, slang

semen

Word Origin for come

Old English cuman; related to Old Norse koma, Gothic qiman, Old High German queman to come, Sanskrit gámati he goes
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Idioms and Phrases with coming (1 of 2)

coming

Idioms and Phrases with coming (2 of 2)

come

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