1. [ noun ] arrival that has been awaited (especially of something momentous)
Synonyms: coming

"the advent of the computer"

Related terms: arrival arrive
2. [ noun ] the season including the four Sundays preceding Christmas
Related terms: season church_calendar Advent_Sunday
3. [ noun ] (Christian theology) the reappearance of Jesus as judge for the Last Judgment
Synonyms: Second_Coming second_coming_of_christ parousia Second_Advent
Related terms: manifestation Christian_theology
Similar spelling:   adventure