Coming vs Flowing - What's the difference?

coming | flowing |


As verbs the difference between coming and flowing

is that coming is while flowing is .

As nouns the difference between coming and flowing

is that coming is the act of arriving; an arrival while flowing is the action of the verb to flow .

As adjectives the difference between coming and flowing

is that coming is approaching; of the future, especially the near future; the next while flowing is tending to flow.

coming

English

Etymology 1

Verb

(head)
  • Etymology 2

    From (etyl) present participle of

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • The act of arriving; an arrival
  • Derived terms
    * second coming

    Adjective

    (-)
  • Approaching; of the future, especially the near future; the next.
  • We expect great things from you this coming year.
    She will have two or three paintings in the coming exhibition.
  • * Byron
  • your coming days and years
  • Deserved.
  • When he was fired, nobody was surprised or upset because they thought he had it coming .
  • Newly in fashion; advancing into maturity or achievement.
  • Ergonomic wallets are the coming thing.
  • (obsolete) Ready to come; complaisant; fond.
  • (Alexander Pope)

    Derived terms

    * coming on * up-and-coming

    Anagrams

    * gnomic

    flowing

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • The action of the verb to flow
  • the flowing of the river

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Tending to flow.
  • Moving, proceeding or shaped smoothly, gracefully, or continuously.
  • *'>citation
  • a flowing dress
    flowing prose

    Anagrams

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