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See definition of hard by on Dictionary.com
  • as inclose
  • as innext

synonyms for hard by

  • adjacent
  • convenient
  • abutting
  • adjoining
  • approaching
  • handy
  • impending
  • nearest
  • neighboring
  • nigh
  • warm
  • across the street
  • around the corner
  • at hand
  • contiguous
  • give or take a little
  • immediate
  • imminent
  • in spitting distance
  • in the ball park
  • near-at-hand
  • nearly
  • next
  • proximate
  • under one's nose

antonyms for hard by

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  • distant
  • far
  • remote
  • away
  • far-off
  • faraway
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How to use hard by in a sentence

All along the highways and by-paths of our literature we encounter much that pertains to this "queen of plants."
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
He thought they were now in touch with our troops at "X" but that they had been through some hard fighting to get there.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
However this be, it is hard to say that these fibs have that clear intention to deceive which constitutes a complete lie.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
And it would be hard indeed, if so remote a prince's notions of virtue and vice were to be offered as a standard for all mankind.
GULLIVER'S TRAVELSJONATHAN SWIFT
Even if poverty were gone, the flail could still beat hard enough upon the grain and chaff of humanity.
THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
"I congratulate you on your engagement," he said at last, looking up with a face that seemed to Bernard hard and unnatural.
CONFIDENCEHENRY JAMES
Here there was a scuffling sound in the basket, and the Roc rapped on the cover with her hard beak, and cried, "Hush!"
DAVY AND THE GOBLINCHARLES E. CARRYL
One whist table only is at work; General Pepper and three old hands of the same kidney are hard at it.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
John was baptizing at a large pool called Ænon-by-Saleim,—probably allegorical, meaning “Fountain of Repose.”
SOLOMON AND SOLOMONIC LITERATUREMONCURE DANIEL CONWAY
Young Lamb's big cigar has been out long ago; but he pulls hard at it, wholly unaware of the fact.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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