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synonyms for close at hand

  • adjacent
  • adjoining
  • immediate
  • nearby
  • neighboring
  • warm
  • abutting
  • bordering
  • burning
  • close
  • nigh
  • ready
  • touching
  • abreast
  • along toward
  • alongside
  • approximal
  • around
  • at close quarters
  • available
  • beside
  • close shave
  • close-at-hand
  • close-by
  • conterminous
  • contiguous
  • convenient
  • hair's breadth
  • handy
  • in close proximity
  • near-at-hand
  • next door
  • not remote
  • practically
  • proximal
  • proximate
  • side-by-side
  • vincinal
  • within stone's throw
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antonyms for close at hand

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  • away
  • detached
  • distant
  • far
  • faraway
  • separate
  • cool
  • deferred
  • expired
  • gone
  • past
  • postponed
  • remote
  • unfamiliar
  • distant
  • unadaptable
  • awkward
  • unhandy
  • unavailable
  • out-of-the-way
  • far
  • unsuited
  • inopportune
  • ineffectual
  • inconvenient
  • inappropriate
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        How to use close at hand in a sentence

        After relievedly giving the pistol to the nearest soldier, he stumbled quickly over to Brion and took his hand.
        SENSE OF OBLIGATIONHENRY MAXWELL DEMPSEY (AKA HARRY HARRISON)
        Squinty could look out, but the slats were as close together as those in a chicken coop, and the little pig could not get out.
        SQUINTY THE COMICAL PIGRICHARD BARNUM
        She is quite true, but not wise, and your left hand must not know what your right hand is doing.
        CHECKMATEJOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU
        The aged woman made no reply; her eyes still studied Ramona's face, and she still held her hand.
        RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
        He came to the top of the stairs with a lamp in his hand, and wanted to know what the rumpus was about.
        THE BONDBOYGEORGE W. (GEORGE WASHINGTON) OGDEN
        On the upper part of the stem the whorls are very close together, but they are more widely separated at the lower portion.
        HOW TO KNOW THE FERNSS. LEONARD BASTIN
        She was holding the back of her chair with one hand; her loose sleeve had slipped almost to the shoulder of her uplifted arm.
        THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
        Not a word now,” cried Longcluse harshly, extending his hand quickly towards him; “I may do that which can't be undone.
        CHECKMATEJOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU
        Mr. Jones swung round a large iron key he held in his hand, and light dawned upon him.
        ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
        On his head was the second-hand hat of some parvenu's coachman, gold lace, cockade and all.
        THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
        SYNONYM OF THE DAY
        OCTOBER 26, 1985
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        WORDS RELATED TO CLOSE AT HAND

        • along the side of
        • apace with
        • at the side of
        • beside
        • by
        • by the side of
        • close at hand
        • close by
        • equal with
        • in company with
        • next to
        • parallel to
        • side by side
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