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  • 21 near by — index immediate (not distant) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 22 near|ly — «NIHR lee», adverb. 1. almost: »It is nearly bedtime. I nearly missed the train. 2. closely: »a matter that concerns you very nearly. It will cost too much, as nearly as I can figure it …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 23 Near — Para otros usos de este término, véase NEAR Shoemaker. Nate River ネイトリバー (Neito Ribā) Sexo Masculino Fecha de nacimiento 24 de Agosto, 1991 (manga) 24 de Agosto, 1994 (anime) Edad …

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  • 24 near — near1 W1S1 [nıə US nır] adv, prep ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(short distance away)¦ 2¦(short time before)¦ 3¦(almost doing something)¦ 4¦(amount or level)¦ 5¦(similar)¦ 6 near perfect/impossible etc 7 draw near 8 (as) near as damn it 9 near enough …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 25 near — [[t]nɪ͟ə(r)[/t]] ♦ nearer, nearest, nears, nearing, neared 1) PREP If something is near a place, thing, or person, it is a short distance from them. Don t come near me... Her children went back every year to stay in a farmhouse near the cottage …

    English dictionary

  • 26 near — near1 [ nır ] function word *** Near can be used in the following ways: as a preposition: I lived near the school. I ll write and let you know nearer the time. as an adverb: Come nearer, and I ll tell you the whole story. as an adjective: I went… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 27 near — I UK [nɪə(r)] / US [nɪr] adjective, adverb, preposition *** Summary: Near can be used in the following ways: as a preposition: I lived near the school. ♦ I ll write and let you know nearer the time. as an adverb: Come nearer, and I ll tell you… …

    English dictionary

  • 28 near — 1 adverb, preposition 1 only a short distance from a person or thing: Bob was standing near enough to hear what they said. | Why don t you move your chair nearer mine? | near to: Don t sit too near to the screen. | go/come/get etc near (=to move… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 29 near — /nɪə / (say near) adverb 1. close: near by. 2. nigh; at, within, or to a short distance: to stand near. 3. close at hand in time: New Year s Day is near. 4. close in relation; closely with respect to connection, similarity, etc. 5. Chiefly… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 30 near — adv., prep., adj., & v. adv. 1 (often foll. by to) to or at a short distance in space or time; close by (the time drew near; dropped near to them). 2 closely (as near as one can guess). 3 archaic almost, nearly (very near died). 4 archaic… …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 31 near — nearness, n. /near/, adv., nearer, nearest, adj., nearer, nearest, prep., v. adv. 1. close; to a point or place not far away: Come near so I won t have to shout. 2. at …

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  • 32 near — [[t]nɪər[/t]] adv. and adj. near•er, near•est, prep. v. adv. 1) at, within, or to a short distance; close in space 2) close in time: The new year draws near[/ex] 3) closely with respect to connection, similarity, etc. (often used in combination) …

    From formal English to slang

  • 33 near*/*/*/ — [nɪə] grammar word I summary: Near can be: ■ a preposition: I lived near the school. ■ an adverb: Come nearer, and I ll tell you the whole story. ■ an adjective: I went into the nearest room. 1) close close to someone or something A group of… …

    Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • 34 near — I. adverb Etymology: Middle English ner, partly from ner nearer, from Old English nēar, comparative of nēah nigh; partly from Old Norse nær nearer, comparative of nā nigh more at nigh Date: 13th century 1. at, within, or to a short distance or… …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 35 near — {{11}}near (adv.) O.E. near closer, nearer, comparative of neah, neh nigh. Influenced by O.N. naer near, it came to be used as a positive form mid 13c., and new comparative nearer developed 1500s (see NIGH (Cf. nigh)). As an adjective from c.1300 …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 36 near — 1. adverb 1) her children live near Syn: nearby 2) near perfect conditions Syn: almost, just about, nearly, practically, virtually; literary well nigh 2. preposition a hotel near the seafront Syn …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 37 near —    1. stingy    A derivative of close1:     Some were beginning to consider Oak a near man. (Hardy, 1874)    2. imitation    Mencken gave near silk, near antique, nearleather, near mahogany, near silver and nearporcelain (1941). Consumer… …

    How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

  • 38 near — Synonyms and related words: about, about to be, abutting, accost, adjacent, adjoining, advance, advancing, all but, almost, along toward, already in sight, among, angustifoliate, angustirostrate, angustisellate, angustiseptal, anticipate, ape,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 39 NEAR —   Sigles d’une seule lettre   Sigles de deux lettres   Sigles de trois lettres > Sigles de quatre lettres   Sigles de cinq lettres   Sigles de six lettres   Sigles de sept… …

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  • 40 near — I (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [Not distant in space] Syn. nigh, adjacent, adjoining, proximal, neighboring, not remote, close at hand, proximate, contiguous, handy, near by, hard by, next door to, at close quarters, beside, side by side, in close… …

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