accost, advance, anticipate, approach, appropinquate, approximate, await, be destined, be fated, be imminent, be in store, be to be, be to come, bear down on, bear down upon, bear up, brew, close, close in, close with, come, come closer, come forward, come near, come on, come up, confront, converge, draw nigh, draw on, encounter, expect, face, foresee, foretell, forthcome, gain upon, gather, hang over, hope, hover, impend, lie ahead, lie over, look for, look forward to, loom, lower, menace, narrow the gap, near, nigh, overhang, plan, plot, predict, project, prophesy, proximate, sidle up to, step up, threaten
look forwards, anticipate, forestall, come on, draw on, draw near
, approach, await, threaten, impend.
be near, adjoin, hang about, trench on, border upon, verge upon, stand by, approximate, tread on the heels of, cling to, clasp, hug, huddle, hang upon the skirts of, hover over, burn, touch, bring near, draw near
, converge, crowd, place side by side.
approach, approximate, appropinquate, near, get near, go near, draw near
, come to close quarters, come near, move towards, set in towards, drift, make up to, gain upon, pursue, tread on the heels of, bear up, make the land, hug the shore, hug the land.