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  Words related to near

Related / Similar Words: approach, come on, go up, draw near, draw close, come near, close, approximate, dear, good, cheeseparing, penny-pinching, about, just about, almost, most, all but, nearly, nigh, virtually, well-nigh

 

Definition:
  • move towards; "We were approaching our destination"; "They are drawing near"; "The enemy army came nearer and nearer";
  • not far distant in time or space or degree or circumstances; "near neighbors"; "in the near future"; "they are near equals"; "his nearest approach to success"; "a very near thing"; "a near hit by the bomb"; "she was near tears"; "she was close to tears";;
  • very close in resemblance; "sketched in an approximate likeness"; "a near likeness";
  • with or in a close or intimate relationship; "a good friend"; "my sisters and brothers are near and dear";
  • giving or spending with reluctance; "our cheeseparing administration"; "very close (or near) with his money"; "a penny-pinching miserly old man";
  • closely resembling the genuine article; "near beer"; "a dress of near satin";
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  • near in time or place or relationship; "as the wedding day drew near"; "stood near the door"; "don''t shoot until they come near"; "getting near to the true explanation"; "her mother is always near"; "The end draws nigh"; "the bullet didn''t come close";;

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    Hyponyms: drive up, bear down on, bear down upon, edge in, edge up, close, push, crowd

     

    Grouped Verbs: approach, come near

     

    Attributes: distance

     

    Entailments: advance, progress, pass on, move on, march on, go on

     

    Derivational Morphology: approach, approaching, coming

     

    Anagrams: earn

     

    Language Translations:
    Chinese:   Dutch: nabij  
    Esperanto: proksima   Finnish: läheinen and lähellä  
    French: près   German: nah and nahe  
    Hebrew: קרוב   Hungarian: közel  
    Ido: apud and proxim   Italian: circa and vicino  
    Japanese: 近い and 近く   Korean: 가까이 and 가깝다  
    Polish: bliski and blisko   Portuguese: perto  
    Russian: близкий   Spanish: cerca  
    Swedish: nära   Telugu: దగ్గర and దగ్గరగా  
    Vietnamese: gần  
     
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