nearing meaning

  • Nearing may refer to:
  • Daniel Nearing (born 1961), U.S. screenwriter
  • Helen Nearing (1904-1995), U.S. simple living advocate, wife of Scott Nearing
  • Homer Nearing (1915-2004), U.S. professor and author
  • Scott Nearing (1883-1983), U.S. simple living advocate, husband of Helen Nearing
  • Vivienne Nearing (1926-2007), U.S. game show winner on Twenty One

    Definition of nearing in English Dictionary

  • VerbBFnearSGnearsPT, PPnearedSUF-ing
    1. present participle of near.
    2. More Examples
      1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
        • During the Crusade, they encountered the first batch of jihadists near the coast.
        • While I found wonderfully soft and untracked snow near the top, I ended up surprised by the firmer stuff in the chutes near the bottom, where small slides had sluffed away the soft, top layer.
        • The digit in Fig 23 changes towards that class label which the classifier and the heatmapping implicitly perceive as the nearest neighbor.
      2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
        • The sheep skedaddled as soon as the shepherd’s dog came near.
    • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
      1. Verbs
        • Verb forms
          • Participles
            • Present participles

      Other Vocabulary

      Look-Alike Words
      1. en earing
      2. en anearing
      3. en hearing
      4. en bearing
      5. en wearing
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      Meaning of nearing for the defined word.

      Grammatically, this word "nearing" is a verb, more specifically, a verb form.
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