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nigh definition

  • adverb:
    • Near in time, spot, or commitment: Evening draws nigh.
    • almost; very nearly: talked for nigh onto a couple of hours.
    • almost, almost
    • In a situation near positioned or time, or perhaps in the program of events; almost.
    • nearly; nearly.
    • near in time or location or relationship
    • (of activities or says) somewhat lacking or perhaps not rather accomplished; all but
  • adjective:
    • Being almost in time, spot, or commitment; near. See Synonyms at close.
    • Being on the left side of an animal or car: pulling difficult in the nigh rein.
    • Being your pet or vehicle on the left: the nigh horse.
    • almost, close-by, almost
    • perhaps not distant or remote in position or time; almost.
    • maybe not remote in degree, kindred, conditions, etc.; closely allied; personal.
    • becoming on remaining side
    • perhaps not far-distant over time or room or level or situations
  • preposition:
    • Not not even close to; near.
    • near; near
    • Near to; perhaps not remote or remote from.
  • verb-transitive:
    • To come next to or draw almost.
  • verb:
    • to-draw nigh (to); to approach; in the future almost.
    • To draw nigh (to); to approach; in the future near.
  • others:
    • close-at-hand; perhaps not far distant over time or location; at hand; near.
    • Closely.
    • nearby the fast; keenly; bitterly.
    • almost; virtually; within some (to be).
    • close to; at no good distance from.
    • becoming close-at-hand; being almost.
    • Near in commitment or interest; closely allied, as by bloodstream.
    • Penurious; stingy; close; near: because, a nigh client.
    • regarding remaining: as, the nigh horse.
    • To come nigh; draw almost; approach.
    • in the future close to; approach.
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