from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Approaching; forthcoming; next: the coming season; a coming report on arms limitation.
- adj. Showing promise of fame or success.
- n. Arrival; advent: the coming of spring.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. Present participle of come.
- n. The act of arriving; an arrival
- adj. Next.
- adj. Deserved.
- adj. Newly in fashion; advancing into maturity or achievement.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Approaching; of the future, especially the near future; the next.
- adj. Ready to come; complaisant; fond.
- n. Approach; advent; manifestation.
- n. Specifically: The Second Advent of Christ, called usually the second coming.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act of one who or that which comes, in any sense of the verb. Specifically
- n. Arrival.
- n. The act of sprouting.
- n. plural In malting, barley-shoots after the barley has been kiln-dried.
- Forward; ready to come; yielding; pliable.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the act of drawing spatially closer to something
- n. the temporal property of becoming nearer in time
- n. arrival that has been awaited (especially of something momentous)
- n. the moment of most intense pleasure in sexual intercourse
- adj. of the relatively near future
come + -ing (Wiktionary)
From Middle English present participle of comen (Wiktionary)