near definition

  • adverb:
    • To, at, or within a brief length or period in area or time.
    • more or less; very nearly; almost: ended up being near exhausted from the labor; near dead after the assault.
    • With or perhaps in a detailed commitment.
    • Having a small intervening distance for something.
    • nearly
    • At slightly length, in place, time, fashion, or level; perhaps not remote; nigh.
    • Nearly; almost; well-nigh.
    • Closely; intimately.
    • (of actions or says) a little in short supply of or perhaps not quite accomplished; all but
    • near in time or place or commitment
  • adjective:
    • close-in time, area, place, or level: near equals.
    • Closely related by kinship or organization; intimate: a near relative; a near and dear buddy. See Synonyms at close.
    • Nearly occurring however really taking place: a near success; a near disaster.
    • only scarcely prevented: a near hit by the incendiary bomb.
    • Closely matching to or resembling an authentic: a near likeness.
    • Closely resembling the genuine article: a dress of almost satin; near gold beads.
    • better of several: Take the near road and change appropriate.
    • Being from the left side of an animal or a vehicle.
    • becoming your pet or automobile in the remaining.
    • Quick and direct: the nearest route to town.
    • Stingy; parsimonious.
    • bodily close.
    • Approaching.
    • Approximate, very nearly.
    • perhaps not far distant in time, place, or level; not remote; close by; adjacent; neighboring; nigh.
    • Closely connected or related.
    • Close to your interests, love, etc.; coming in contact with, or affecting intimately; intimate; dear.
    • near to such a thing used or imitated; perhaps not no-cost, free, or rambling.
    • in order scarcely to prevent or pass injury or reduction; near; narrow{3}.
    • Next to the driver, when he is by walking; in Unted States, in the remaining of an animal or a team. See Off side, under Off, a.
    • Immediate; direct; close; short.
    • Close-fisted; parsimonious.
    • giving or spending with reluctance
    • really close in similarity
    • closely resembling the original article
    • with or perhaps in an in depth or personal commitment
    • being on remaining side
    • perhaps not far-distant with time or space or level or situations
  • preposition:
    • Close to: an inn near London.
    • close to, near.
    • near eventually.
    • right beside; close by; not not even close to; nigh. Understand Note under almost, a.
  • verb-transitive:
    • in the future near or closer to.
    • To approach; to come nearer.
  • verb-intransitive:
    • to-draw almost or nearer; method.
    • to attract almost; to approach.
  • verb:
    • to reduce the exact distance to anything.
    • move towards
  • others:
    • Nigher; more nigh; closer: comparative of nigh.
    • For this reason, without relative force, sufficient reason for a fresh comparative nearer, superlative nearest
    • Nigh; close; at, to, or toward a place which can be adjacent or perhaps not far-off: with these types of verbs as be, come, get, draw, move.
    • Nigh, in a figurative good sense.
    • Nautical, close to the wind: opposed to down.
    • Closely; intimately.
    • Practically; nearly.
    • Into close straits; into a crucial place.
    • Nigh; close to; nearby; at no long way from.
    • Nigh or near to, in a figurative feeling.
    • becoming nigh set up; becoming nearby; not remote; adjacent; contiguous.
    • Closely allied by bloodstream; closely similar.
    • romantic; united in close ties of affection or self-confidence; familiar: because, a near buddy.
    • Affecting an individual's interest or feelings; touching; coming house to at least one.
    • Close; maybe not deviating from a genuine or design; observant regarding the style or method of the thing copied; literal: since, a near interpretation.
    • So as barely to flee damage, danger, or publicity; close; narrow.
    • In riding or operating, from the remaining: against down; as, the near side; the almost fore leg.
    • brief; offering to carry the object close.
    • Economical; closely calculating; additionally, near; parsimonious.
    • Empty.
    • Synonyms Contiguous, proximate, neighboring, imminent, impending, approaching. Nearest, Next are occasionally synonymous words: as, nearest or next of kin; but particularly the very first denotes the closest general proximity, whilst the 2nd denotes the proximate place in purchase. Compare the closest home with another residence.
    • To come almost or nearer; remain near; approach: since, the ship neared the land.
    • To come nearer; strategy.
    • A contracted as a type of none.
  • noun:
    • See neer.

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