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1incoming

noun in·com·ing \ˈin-ˌkə-miŋ\

Definition of INCOMING

1
:  the act of coming in :  arrival
2
:  income 2 —usually used in plural

Examples of INCOMING

  1. <the endless succession of incomings had us wondering how we would ever find room for everyone>
  2. <the company's incomings from its brick-and-mortar stores, online sales, and Web site advertising>

First Known Use of INCOMING

14th century

2incoming

adjective

: arriving at or coming to a place

: taking a place or position that is being left by another person or group

Full Definition of INCOMING

1
:  coming in :  arriving <an incoming ship> <incoming mail>
2
:  taking a new place or position especially as part of a succession <the incoming president>
3
:  just starting or beginning <the incoming year>

Examples of INCOMING

  1. All incoming phone calls are monitored for quality control.

First Known Use of INCOMING

1753

Rhymes with INCOMING

INCOMING Defined for Kids

incoming

adjective in·com·ing \ˈin-ˌkə-miŋ\

Definition of INCOMING for Kids

:  arriving at a destination <She's waiting for an incoming train.>

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