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Definition 1: the act of entering - [noun denoting act]

Samples where incoming or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • she made a grand entrance

Synonyms for incoming in the sense of this definition

(incoming is a kind of ...) the act of arriving at a certain place

"they awaited her arrival"

(... is a kind of incoming ) the act of entering some territory or domain (often in large numbers)

"the incursion of television into the American living room"

(... is a kind of incoming ) entrance by force or without permission or welcome

(... is a kind of incoming ) a sudden violent entrance; a bursting in

"the recent irruption of bad manners"

(... is a kind of incoming ) an entrance, especially a theatrical entrance onto a stage or as if onto a stage

"she made a graceful entree into the ballroom"

(... is a kind of incoming ) the act of enrolling

(... is a kind of incoming ) the act of entering into or through something

"the penetration of upper management by women"

(... is a kind of incoming ) the act of admitting someone to enter

"the surgery was performed on his second admission to the clinic"

Definition 2: arriving at a place or position - [adjective denoting all]

Samples where incoming or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • incoming class
  • incoming mail

(incoming is similar to ...) directed or moving inward or toward a center

"the inbound train" "inward flood of capital"

(incoming is similar to ...) appointed but not yet installed in office

(incoming is similar to ...) elected but not yet installed in office

"the president elect"

(incoming is similar to ...) (of elected officers) elected but not yet serving

"our next president"

(incoming is similar to ...) directed or bound inward

"took the in bus" "the in basket"

(incoming is similar to ...) flowing inward

(incoming is similar to ...) pouring inward

"inpouring throngs of immigrants"

(means also ...) yet to be or coming

"some future historian will evaluate him"

(... are attributes of incoming) the spatial relation between something and the course along which it points or moves

"he checked the direction and velocity of the wind"

Definition 3: entering upon a position of office vacated by another - [adjective denoting all]

Samples where incoming or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the incoming president

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