Thesaurus.com
Thesaurus / oncoming
FEEDBACK

oncoming

See definition of oncoming on Dictionary.com

synonyms for oncoming

  • approaching
  • onrushing
  • coming
  • advancing
  • expected
  • forthcoming
  • imminent
  • looming
  • nearing
  • upcoming

antonyms for oncoming

MOST RELEVANT
  • past
  • preceding
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

TRY USING oncoming

See how your sentence looks with different synonyms.

Characters: 0/140
QUIZ
Thingamabob or Thingummy: Can You Distinguish Between the US And UK Terms In This Quiz?
START THE QUIZ

How to use oncoming in a sentence

They’re now IPX4 rated, which means they’re tough enough to endure the rigors of the gym and they won’t block out the sound of an oncoming bus that could really ruin your morning jog.
APPLE AIRPODS 3 REVIEW: SMART IMPROVEMENTS ALL AROUNDSTAN HORACZEKOCTOBER 26, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
With no injuries or earthquake rubble to struggle through, he might have escaped an oncoming tsunami—but just barely.
HOW TO SURVIVE A TSUNAMIKATE BAGGALEYOCTOBER 7, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
Their characters might have been harbingers of an oncoming apocalypse, but their comprehension and compassion allowed them to emerge unscathed.
JESSICA WALTER AND GEORGE SEGAL PERSONIFIED A TIME WHEN MOVIES GREW UPANN HORNADAYMARCH 26, 2021WASHINGTON POST
In some places, there’s less space than it’ll take to fit oncoming 18-wheelers side by side, but also no shoulders for them to put their outside wheels on.
HOW TO CHOOSE YOUR OWN ADVENTURE IN BAJAWES SILERMARCH 9, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
It should be able to change the asteroid’s orbit just enough to be detectable from Earth, demonstrating that this kind of strike could nudge an oncoming threat out of Earth’s way.
THIS WEEK’S AWESOME TECH STORIES FROM AROUND THE WEB (THROUGH OCTOBER 17)SINGULARITY HUB STAFFOCTOBER 17, 2020SINGULARITY HUB 
Donny found himself, dazed and alone, upon the cross-ties, groping toward the oncoming train.
A LOST HEROELIZABETH STUART PHELPS WARD AND HERBERT D. WARD
Other forces now shape the oncoming generations and prepare them for further sensitive influences.
REPERTORY OF THE COMEDIE HUMAINE, COMPLETE, A -- ZANATOLE CERFBERR AND JULES FRANOIS CHRISTOPHE
The yacht nearly broached to, while the next oncoming wave broke fairly aboard, filling the cockpit half-full of water.
THE RIVAL CAMPERSRUEL PERLEY SMITH
The next moment Harvey, with a sudden turn of the tiller, threw the Surprise full tilt at the oncoming sloop.
THE RIVAL CAMPERSRUEL PERLEY SMITH
The hunter points it in a general way in the direction of the oncoming beast, pulls the trigger and hopes for the best.
IN AFRICAJOHN T. MCCUTCHEON
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
Choose the synonym for future
capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO ONCOMING

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