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Near

Antonyms for near:

distant, away, far, generous, remote, natural, faraway, right.

Synonyms for near:

Sense 3

concur, environment, companion, Against, latter, isolated, cooperation, preceding, confidential, precinct, pull up, pal, recently, latterly, overhang, compatible, associate, directly, secluded, coincide, chum, momentary.

Sense 4

area, narrow, lower, previous, locality, join, solitary, scarce, buddy, association.

Sense 5

adjoin, lonely, last, lonesome, distance, detachment, Familiar, obscure, combination, alliance.

Sense 6

connection, primary, mate, threaten.

Sense 7

fellow, personal, point.

Sense 8

inside, touch.

Sense 9

hang, meet, range.

Sense 10

run.

Sense 11

remove.

adjacent

side by side, touching.

approach

draw near, move in on, close in, gain on, impend.

around

round.

at close range

quarter.

border on

neighbor.

close to

in and about or around.

come on

come-on.

comparable

comparative.

forward

fore.

imminent

corner.

personal

intimate.

personally

person.

position

at.

all (adjective)

close, nigh.

approaching (adjective)

coming, expected, imminent, converging, approaching, Looming, closing, impending, forthcoming, proximate, advancing, nearby.

close (adjective)

proximate.

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)

approaching, impending, imminent, next, expected, comparative, Looming, relative, coming, approximate.

comparative (adjective)

relative.

contiguous (adjective)

next to.

equal (adjective)

rival.

familiar (adjective)

dear, connected, intimate, friendly, allied, attached.

like (adjective)

approximative.

near (adjective)

convenient, on, neighborhood, local, by, close, adjacent, proximate, hairbreadth, handy, along, immediate, nearby.

similar (adjective)

like.

threatening (adjective)

minacious, minatory.

round (adverb)

just about.

round (adverb)

all but.

Sense 2 (noun)

friendly, united, alongside, next to, touching.

Sense 3 (noun)

creep up on, make for, make toward, gain on, bear down, go over.

Sense 4 (noun)

barely, previous.

Sense 5 (noun)

indistinguishable, homogeneous, similar, like, alike, comparable.

Sense 6 (noun)

hardly, practically, scarcely.

approaching (preposition)

Toward.

approach (verb)

advance, close, come, gain, converge, impend, approach, access, loom.

Usage examples for near:

  • The time is near at hand when we shall have to pay for all this.... - "Red Fleece", Will Levington Comfort.
  • Come, Phoebe, come near, and let me tell you.... - "When Ghost Meets Ghost", William Frend De Morgan.
  • No one even came near them. - "Gold in the Sky", Alan Edward Nourse.

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