View definitions for nearing


adjective as in approaching


Discover More

Example Sentences

While the supplier agreement is nowhere near the scale of Mobileye’s core computer vision business, it is an important collaboration that extends beyond a few pilot programs.

So, say you live in New York and were near someone from New Jersey who gets a positive diagnosis.

The near-miss is a microcosm of his career since going undrafted — headed where he wants to go but not there yet.

Milwaukee will send Eric Bledsoe, George Hill, three first-round picks and two pick swaps to New Orleans in the deal, which will help keep Antetokounmpo and company near the top of the East’s projected standings.

Highs near and above 50 are still below normal for the date, but we’re moving on up in the temperature department.

Congress is nearing a vote on the Keystone XL pipeline, and lawmakers made their cases for—and against—it Sunday.

He hoped also to be a chaplain through his local church, and he was nearing the end of his formal training.

Liu was nearing the 20th anniversary of his arrival in America, having landed from China on Christmas Eve, 1994, at the age of 12.

It seems to me that he is playing the part of the valiant hero nearing his end.

He was nearing the end of his sentence, but the woman enlisted Joplin to marry them before he was released.

The water suggested the fear that he must be nearing the open sea, and he became supernaturally grave.

On nearing the spot, Tom stopped a few moments, and bent down to examine a beautiful flower.

They were about a mile on their way and the sun was nearing the horizon, when the native officer bade his escort halt.

He was nearing a village, but saw nothing save a red mist that swam before him like a fog.

Poor Jake grew thin during the few days they spent in Savannah, and he knew he was nearing the end.

Synonym of the Day

Which one is a synonym for caper?Get the answer

Start each day with the Synonym of the Day in your inbox!

By clicking "Sign Up", you are accepting Terms & Conditions and Privacy Policies.

On this page you'll find 24 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to nearing, such as: advancing, approximating, coming, impending, threatening, and forthcoming.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.