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Adjective: coming  kú-ming
  1. Of the relatively near future
    "this coming Thursday";
    - approaching, forthcoming, upcoming
  2. Close in time; about to occur
    - at hand, close at hand, imminent, impendent, impending, approach, approaching
Noun: coming  kú-ming
  1. Arrival that has been awaited (especially of something momentous)
    - advent
  2. The temporal property of becoming nearer in time
    "the coming of winter";
    - approach, approaching
  3. The moment of most intense pleasure in sexual intercourse
    - orgasm, climax, sexual climax
Verb: come (came,come)  kúm
  1. Move toward, travel toward something or somebody or approach something or somebody
    "He came singing down the road"; "Come with me to the Casbah"; "come down here!"; "come out of the closet!"; "come into the room";
    - come up
  2. Reach a destination by movement or progress
    "She came home at 7 o'clock";
    - arrive, get
  3. Happen, arrive
    "The first success came three days later"; "It came as a shock"; "Dawn comes early in June"
  4. Reach or enter a state, relation, condition, use, or position
    "The water came to a boil"; "We came to understand the true meaning of life"; "Their anger came to a boil"; "I came to realize the true meaning of life"; "The shoes came untied"; "come into contact with a terrorist group"; "your wish will come true"
  5. To be the product or result
    "Melons come from a vine"; "Understanding comes from experience";
    - follow
  6. Be found or available
    "These shoes come in three colours; The furniture comes unassembled"
  7. Be emitted
    "A scream came from the woman's mouth"; "His breath came hard";
    - issue forth
  8. Be a native of
    "She comes from Kalamazoo";
    - hail
  9. Extend or reach
    "The water came up to my waist"; "The sleeves come to your knuckles"
  10. Exist or occur in a certain point in a series
    "Next came the student from France"
  11. Cover a certain distance
    "She came a long way"
  12. Come under, be classified or included
    "This comes under a new heading";
    - fall
  13. Happen as a result
    "Nothing good will come of this"
  14. Add up in number or quantity
    "The bill came to $2,000";
    - total, number, add up, amount
  15. To measure up to in kind or quality
    "nothing came of his grandiose plans";
    - add up, amount
  16. Be received
    "News came in of the massacre in Rwanda";
    - come in
  17. Come to one's mind; suggest itself
    "A great idea then came to her";
    - occur
  18. Be connected by a relationship of blood, for example
    "he comes from humble origins";
    - derive, descend
  19. Perform, succeed or manage over a period of time
    "He's come a long way";
    - do, fare, make out, get along
  20. [informal] Experience orgasm
    "she could not come because she was too upset"
  21. Have a certain priority
    "My family comes first"

Derived forms: comings

See also: close, future

Type of: arise, arrival, be, become, change, come about, consummation, develop, ensue, exist, experience, extend, fall out, go, go on, go through, grow, hap [archaic], happen, lead, locomote, motion, move, movement, occur, originate, pass, pass off, proceed, rank, result, rise, run, see, spring up, take place, timing, travel, turn, uprise

Antonym: leave

Encyclopedia: Coming, mother!

Come, Thou Fount Of Every Blessing