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Comeing vs. Coming: Mastering the Correct Spelling

Edited by Huma Saeed || By Sara Rehman || Published on December 21, 2023
"Comeing" is an incorrect spelling, while "coming" is the correct form, referring to the act of arriving or approaching.

Which is correct: Comeing or Coming

How to spell Coming?

Comeing is Incorrect

Coming is Correct

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Key Differences

Remember that "coming" follows the common "-ing" verb ending pattern.
Sara Rehman
Dec 21, 2023
Use mnemonics: "O" in "coming" stands for "Only the right spelling."
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Dec 21, 2023
Practice writing "coming" in sentences to reinforce the correct spelling.
Aimie Carlson
Dec 21, 2023
Associate "coming" with "come," its root word, plus "-ing."
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Dec 21, 2023
Think of "coming" as "com(e)" (root word) + "ing" (present participle suffix).
Huma Saeed
Dec 21, 2023
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Coming Definitions

Coming also describes something that is imminent or forthcoming.
The coming election is generating a lot of interest.
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Dec 08, 2023
Coming refers to something that is about to happen or will happen soon.
The coming weekend promises good weather.
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Dec 08, 2023
Coming can mean emerging or becoming noticeable.
A new trend is coming in fashion.
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Dec 08, 2023
Coming is the act of reaching a place.
She smiled upon seeing her friend coming.
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Dec 08, 2023
Coming pertains to future events or periods.
The coming year holds many uncertainties.
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Dec 08, 2023
Approaching; forthcoming; next
The coming season.
A coming report on arms limitation.
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Dec 08, 2023
Showing promise of fame or success.
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Dec 08, 2023
Arrival; advent
The coming of spring.
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Dec 08, 2023
Present participle of come
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Dec 08, 2023
The act of arriving; an arrival.
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Dec 08, 2023
Approaching; of the future, especially the near future; the next.
See you the/this Sunday coming! -Well, maybe I can't the/this coming Sunday but on Sunday week.
She will have two or three paintings in the coming exhibition.
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Dec 08, 2023
Newly in fashion; advancing into maturity or achievement.
Ergonomic wallets are the coming thing.
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Dec 08, 2023
(obsolete) Ready to come; complaisant; fond.
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Dec 08, 2023
Approaching; of the future, especially the near future; the next; as, the coming week or year; the coming exhibition.
Welcome the coming, speed the parting, guest.
Your coming days and years.
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Dec 08, 2023
Ready to come; complaisant; fond.
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Dec 08, 2023
Approach; advent; manifestation; as, the coming of the train.
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Dec 08, 2023
Specifically: The Second Advent of Christ, called usually the second coming.
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Dec 08, 2023
The act of drawing spatially closer to something;
The hunter's approach scattered the geese
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Arrival that has been awaited (especially of something momentous);
The advent of the computer
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The temporal property of becoming nearer in time;
The approach of winter
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The moment of most intense pleasure in sexual intercourse
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Dec 08, 2023
Of the relatively near future;
The approaching election
This coming Thursday
The forthcoming holidays
The upcoming spring fashions
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Dec 08, 2023
Yet to come;
Coming generations
A future-day Gibbon of Macaulay
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Dec 08, 2023

FAQs

Which vowel is used before coming?

The vowel "o" is used in "coming."
Janet White
Dec 21, 2023

Why is it called coming?

It's called "coming" because it denotes the act of arriving or approaching.
Sara Rehman
Dec 21, 2023

What is the pronunciation of coming?

"Coming" is pronounced as /ˈkʌmɪŋ/.
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Dec 21, 2023

What is the root word of coming?

The root word of "coming" is "come."
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Dec 21, 2023

What is the plural form of coming?

"Coming" remains the same in its plural form.
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Dec 21, 2023

Which preposition is used with coming?

Prepositions like "in," "at," and "on" are often used with "coming."
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Dec 21, 2023

What is the verb form of coming?

"Coming" is the present participle form of the verb "come."
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Dec 21, 2023

Is coming a noun or adjective?

"Coming" can be both a noun (gerund) and an adjective.
Janet White
Dec 21, 2023

What is the singular form of coming?

"Coming" is both singular and plural in form.
Harlon Moss
Dec 21, 2023

Which conjunction is used with coming?

Conjunctions like "and" or "but" can be used with "coming."
Janet White
Dec 21, 2023

What part of speech is coming?

"Coming" can be a verb (present participle), noun, or adjective.
Harlon Moss
Dec 21, 2023

Is coming a negative or positive word?

"Coming" is neutral; context determines its positive or negative connotation.
Janet White
Dec 21, 2023

Is coming a countable noun?

No, "coming" is not a countable noun.
Janet White
Dec 21, 2023

Is the coming term a metaphor?

"Coming" can be used metaphorically, depending on context.
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Dec 21, 2023

How is coming used in a sentence?

"He is coming to the party tonight."
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Dec 21, 2023

What is a stressed syllable in coming?

The first syllable, "com," is stressed in "coming."
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Dec 21, 2023

What is another term for coming?

Another term for "coming" is "approaching."
Harlon Moss
Dec 21, 2023

What is the second form of coming?

The second form is "came."
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Dec 21, 2023

Which article is used with coming?

Articles like "the" or "a" are used with "coming."
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Dec 21, 2023

Is coming a vowel or consonant?

"Coming" is a word, not a vowel or consonant.
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Dec 21, 2023

How many syllables are in coming?

"Coming" has two syllables.
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Dec 21, 2023

How do we divide coming into syllables?

"Coming" is divided as com-ing.
Aimie Carlson
Dec 21, 2023

What is the first form of coming?

The first form is "come."
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Dec 21, 2023

What is the third form of coming?

The third form is "come."
Harlon Moss
Dec 21, 2023

Is coming an adverb?

No, "coming" is not typically an adverb.
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Dec 21, 2023

Is coming a collective noun?

No, "coming" is not a collective noun.
Harlon Moss
Dec 21, 2023

Is the word coming is imperative?

No, "coming" is not an imperative form.
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Dec 21, 2023

What is the opposite of coming?

The opposite of "coming" is "going" or "leaving."
Janet White
Dec 21, 2023

Is coming an abstract noun?

As a gerund, "coming" can be considered an abstract noun.
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Dec 21, 2023

Which determiner is used with coming?

Determiners like "the," "this," or "next" are used with "coming."
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Dec 21, 2023
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