noun see near III

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  • Nearness — Near ness, n. The state or quality of being near; used in the various senses of the adjective. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • nearness — index comparison, connection (abutment), presence (attendance), propinquity (proximity), relation ( …   Law dictionary

  • Nearness — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Nearness >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 nearness nearness &c. >Adj. Sgm: N 1 proximity proximity propinquity Sgm: N 1 vicinity vicinity vicinage Sgm: N 1 neighborhood neighborhood adjacency …   English dictionary for students

  • nearness — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Proximity without touching Nouns 1. nearness, closeness, proximity, propinquity, apposition, approximation, vicinity, neighborhood, adjacency; approach, convergence; likeness, similarity. See futurity. 2 …   English dictionary for students

  • nearness — n. nearness to * * * nearness to …   Combinatory dictionary

  • nearness — n 1. closeness, proximity, propinquity, proximation, proximateness; contiguity, contiguousness, adjacence, adjacency; vicinity, vicinage, neighborhood. 2. intimacy, close association, deep understanding, tenderness, warmth, affection, fondness,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • nearness — near ► ADVERB 1) at or to a short distance in space or time. 2) almost. ► PREPOSITION (also near to) 1) at or to a short distance in space or time from. 2) close to (a state or in terms of resemblance). ► ADJECTIVE …   English terms dictionary

  • nearness — See near. * * * …   Universalium

  • nearness — noun The state of being near. Syn: closeness, proximity Ant: distantness, remoteness …   Wiktionary

  • nearness — Synonyms and related words: access, accession, accord, accordance, addition, adjunct, advance, advent, affairs, affiliation, affinity, afflux, affluxion, agreement, alikeness, alliance, analogy, aping, approach, approaching, appropinquation,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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