Type your word below and click
What-does.net is your comprehensive online definition dictionary. If you are not sure how to define Near, our website can provide you with the appropriate definition. On this page, you can find what is Near.

Near meaning

near - 16 dictionary results

  1. 1. At a little distance, in place, time, manner, or degree; not remote; nigh.
  2. 2. Nearly; almost; well- nigh.
  3. 3. Closely; intimately.
  4. 4. Not far distant in time, place, or degree; not remote; close at hand; adjacent; neighboring; nigh.
  5. 5. Closely connected or related.
  6. 6. Close to one's interests, affection, etc.; touching, or affecting intimately; intimate; dear; as, a near friend.
  7. 7. Close to anything followed or imitated; not free, loose, or rambling; as, a version near to the original.
  8. 8. So as barely to avoid or pass injury or loss; close; narrow; as, a near escape.
  9. 9. 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.
  10. 10. Immediate; direct; close; short.
  11. 11. Close- fisted; parsimonious.
  12. 12. Adjacent to; close by; not far from; nigh; as, the ship sailed near the land. See the Note under near, a.
  13. 13. To approach; to come nearer; as, the ship neared the land.
  14. 14. To draw near; to approach.
  15. 15. Not far; almost.
  16. 16. Not far; close; intimate.

near - examples of usage

  1. She did not know how near they came to her. - "The Shepherd of the North", Richard Aumerle Maher.
  2. She knew that she must not go near until the Bishop gave her leave. - "The Shepherd of the North", Richard Aumerle Maher.
  3. Shall you be near the sea? - "Night and Day", Virginia Woolf.
Filter by letter: