nearing[ neer ]SEE DEFINITION OF nearing
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR NEARING
Are we nearing the light—a day of freedom and of peace for all mankind?
It was nearing sundown when Kingozi emerged from his tent and gave the signal to move.
The coachman, nearing the goal, had given the horse his head.
The doctor is nearing them rapidly; they can imagine the shepherd's tartan.
The hands of the clock on the front of the Strangers' Gallery were nearing six.
The ship was nearing port, and a heavy cleaning was in progress.
Christmas was nearing, and Mrs. Wilcox felt behindhand with the presents.
Mrs. Lake's term as president of Scarford Chapter was nearing its end.
By the time it is nearing completion it has become to him a very real edifice.
I was nearing the end of the operation when she came over to watch.
MORE RELATED WORDS FOR NEARING
- about to happen
- almost on one
- at hand
- drawing near
- en route
- gaining upon
- getting near
- in prospect
- in store
- in the offing
- in the wind
- in view
- running after
- to be