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Definition of "coming" []

  • Approaching; forthcoming; next: the coming season; a coming report on arms limitation. (adjective)
  • Showing promise of fame or success. (adjective)
  • Arrival; advent: the coming of spring. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "coming" in a sentence
  • "Thus from the general tenor of prophecy it appears that infidelity will have overspread the world _when the Son of man shall come_ to reign upon it: And as this agrees to no other coming of his foretold by the prophets, there can be no reasonable doubt what _coming_ is intended in the text."
  • "Great Rome will soon be sacked with Romans, for her boy is coming home; the child of her instinct, the son of her ignorance, the son of her RELIGION, is _coming home_."
  • "He saith, that because the coming of _Christ_ should be long deferred, they should scoff, saying, _where is the promise of his coming_?"