coming Definition

  • 1approaching or arriving in time
  • 2the act of arriving or the time when someone arrives

Using coming: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "coming" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    The coming storm looks dangerous.

  • Example

    I am looking forward to the coming weekend.

  • Example

    The coming of spring is always a welcome change.

  • Example

    The coming of the new year is celebrated around the world.

coming Synonyms and Antonyms

Phrases with coming

  • the prophesied return of Jesus Christ to Earth at the end of times


    Many Christians believe in the Second Coming of Christ.

  • the process of revealing one's sexual orientation or gender identity to others


    She was nervous about coming out to her family and friends.

  • the transition from childhood to adulthood


    In many cultures, turning 18 marks the coming of age.


Summary: coming in Brief

The term 'coming' [ˈkʌmɪŋ] refers to something that is approaching or arriving in time, or the act of arriving. It can describe events like the coming of spring or the coming weekend, and also has specific phrases like 'the Second Coming,' referring to the return of Jesus Christ. 'Coming out' describes the process of revealing one's sexual orientation or gender identity, while 'coming of age' denotes the transition from childhood to adulthood.

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