Synonyms for near:
concur, environment, companion, Against, latter, isolated, cooperation, preceding, confidential, precinct, pull up, pal, recently, latterly, overhang, compatible, associate, directly, secluded, coincide, chum, momentary.
side by side, touching.
draw near, move in on, close in, gain on, impend.
at close range
in and about or around.
close by physically (adjective)
around, contiguous, adjoining, warm, handy, convenient, close, nigh, bordering, practically, Beside, next door, proximate, immediate, neighboring, alongside, abreast, conterminous, touching, adjacent, abutting, nearby.
close in time; forthcoming (adjective)
Sense 2 (noun)
Sense 3 (noun)
creep up on, make for, make toward, gain on, bear down, go over.
Sense 4 (noun)
Sense 5 (noun)
Sense 6 (noun)