(p. pr & vb. n.) of Come
(a.) Approaching; of the future, especially the near future; the next; as, the coming week or year; the coming exhibition.
(a.) Ready to come; complaisant; fond.
(n.) Approach; advent; manifestation; as, the coming of the train.
(n.) Specifically: The Second Advent of Christ.
Synonyms and Synonymous
n. Approach, advent, arrival.
a. Future, to come.
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- We take the liberty of coming, my young companion and I, madam,' said Riah, 'on behalf of Lizzie Hexam. Charles Dickens. Our Mutual Friend.
- I am coming, he called back; ?I am coming as fast as I can! Wilkie Collins. The Moonstone.
- But it will soon grow out again, said Beth, coming to kiss and comfort the shorn sheep. Louisa May Alcott. Little Women.
- It seemed almost axiomatic that for true knowledge we must have recourse to concepts coming from a reason above experience. John Dewey. Democracy and Education.
- They had told her that her aunt Shaw was coming; but she had not expressed either surprise or pleasure, or dislike to the idea. Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell. North and South.
- Who raised her head upon his coming in and asking: 'Where did you go, Liz? Charles Dickens. Our Mutual Friend.
- Listen to me, Agustín said, and coming close he put his hand on Robert Jordan's shoulder. Hemingway, Ernest. For Whom The Bell Tolls.
- I told you everything once before, and you were so good that I can't help coming to you again. George Eliot. Middlemarch.
- The doctor's coming, she said. Ernest Hemingway. A Farewell To Arms.
- As it happens, he spoke of coming into town to-day upon some most important business. Arthur Conan Doyle. The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes.
- Thank you for coming, said Lydgate, cordially. George Eliot. Middlemarch.
- You will excuse her not coming to youshe is not ableshe is gone into her own roomI want her to lie down upon the bed. Jane Austen. Emma.
- She's not dead: her eye-lids are quivering, and here's wet tears a-coming down her cheeks. Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell. North and South.
- In some cases freckles are permanent, but in most cases they disappear with the coming of cold weather. Various. The Wonder Book of Knowledge.
- There had been a man in the room, and he had crossed the lawn coming from the road. Arthur Conan Doyle. The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes.
- Those eyes had looked on the visits of a certain ghost--had long waited the comings and goings of that strangest spectre, Hypochondria. Charlotte Bronte. Villette.
- The comings and goings of twelve years cannot be related here. H. G. Wells. The Outline of History_Being a Plain History of Life and Mankind.
- Cousin Augustine, said Miss Ophelia, seriously, and laying down her knitting-work, I suppose I deserve that you should reprove my short-comings. Harriet Beecher Stowe. Uncle Tom's Cabin.
- Stephen worked the next day, and the next, uncheered by a word from any one, and shunned in all his comings and goings as before. Charles Dickens. Hard Times.
- Of comings and goings and a final conflict we need not tell. H. G. Wells. The Outline of History_Being a Plain History of Life and Mankind.
- John Rokesmith replied, 'Some among us supply the short-comings of the rest. Charles Dickens. Our Mutual Friend.