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Near (IPA: /ˈnɪɹ/)


Near (adv.)

At a little distance, in place, time, manner, or degree; not remote; nigh.

Near (adv.)

Nearly; almost; well-nigh.

Near (adv.)

Closely; intimately.

Near (adv.)

Not far distant in time, place, or degree; not remote; close at hand; adjacent; neighboring; nigh.

Near (adv.)

Closely connected or related.

Near (adv.)

Close to one's interests, affection, etc.; touching, or affecting intimately; intimate; dear; as, a near friend.

Near (adv.)

Close to anything followed or imitated; not free, loose, or rambling; as, a version near to the original.

Near (adv.)

So as barely to avoid or pass injury or loss; close; narrow; as, a near escape.

Near (adv.)

Next to the driver, when he is on foot; in the Unted States, on the left of an animal or a team; as, the near ox; the near leg. See Off side, under Off, a.

Near (a)

Immediate; direct; close; short.

Near (a)

Close-fisted; parsimonious.

Near (prep.)

Adjacent to; close by; not far from; nigh; as, the ship sailed near the land. See the Note under near, a.

Near (adv.)

To approach; to come nearer; as, the ship neared the land.

Near (v. i.)

To draw near; to approach.

Near

Approximate location should be used with qualifier P1480 to indicate the source specified a value and explicitly stated that value is close in proximity, but specify no precision information. For example, " born near Dallas"

Near

Fictional character in the Death Note franchise

Near

Family name

Near Synonyms

Approximate, Close

Near Synonyms

Artificial, Unreal

Near Synonyms

Stingy, Cheeseparing, Close, Penny-pinching, Skinny, Ungenerous

Near Synonyms

Neighbouring, Neighboring, Hot, Nearby, Close, Adjacent, Nigh, Warm

Near Synonyms

Close, Dear, Good

Near Synonyms

Nigh, Left

Near Synonyms

All But, Most, About, Virtually, Well-nig, Just About, Nearly, Almost, Nigh

Near Synonyms

Close, Nigh

Near Synonyms

Come On, Draw Close, Come Near, Draw Near, Approach, Go Up

Near (Last Name / Surname)

Near is the #16,349 most common last name / surname from the 2010 United States Census. The census reported that 1,762 people had that surname.

Spanish Translation

Near in Spanish is Cerca

Tagalog Translation

Near in Tagalog is Dapit

Example Sentence (Quote)

" "The way you got the time on the island was to find the crocodile, and then stay near him till the clock struck ." pg. 88" - Peter Pan

Example Sentence (Quote)

" [singing] When I'm not near the girl I love/ I love the girl I'm near!" - Finian's Rainbow (film)

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A rose blooms best near death. You're in full bloom, pal!" - The King of Fighters

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A tongue of a fool carves a piece of his heart to all sit near him. (Strauss, 1994 p. 136)" - English proverbs

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Age is no more near than youth To the sceptre and the crown. Vain the wisdom, vain the truth; Do not lay thy rapture down." - George William Russell


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