[n] the act of drawing spatially closer to something; "the hunter's approach scattered the geese"
[n] the temporal property of becoming nearer in time; "the approach of winter"
[n] the event of one object coming closer to another
[adj] moving toward one
[adj] of the relatively near future; "the approaching election"; "this coming Thursday"; "the forthcoming holidays"; "the upcoming spring fashions"
approach, approach, approach, coming, coming, coming(a), forthcoming, future, moving, oncoming, upcoming