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adjective as in close in time; forthcoming

adjective as in familiar

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Then he’ll hop the state border into western Pennsylvania for a campaign rally near Pittsburgh.

It already removes them from recommendations, restricts them from search, and in the near future, it says it will reduce their content in News Feed.

Cutler envisions putting underwater datacenters near offshore wind farms to power them sustainably.

Authorities three days later arrested several people during an unsanctioned LGBTQ rights march that took place near the Cuban Capitol in Havana.

You can also head to Finder, Applications, and Utilities—it should be at or near the top of the list.

Certainly, she seems to command near-total devotion among her clients.

Occasionally a pamphlet for a salsa class might be tossed on a doorstop or stuck on a pole near a bus stop.

While the world fixated on Ukraine and Syria, a near-genocide ripped through central Africa, to little international fanfare.

A 2008 Pakistani raid near Turbat turned up Abdolhamid Rigi, the brother of Abdelmalek Rigi.

After the defeat of ISIS in Sinjar, most other locals have been left wondering who might rule the city in the near future.

The country is well inhabited, for it contains fifty-one cities, near a hundred walled towns, and a great number of villages.

The two women had no intention of bathing; they had just strolled down to the beach for a walk and to be alone and near the water.

There was a lathe near the spot where David Arden stood, and shavings and splinters under his feet.

Madame Ratignolle laid her hand over that of Mrs. Pontellier, which was near her.

Edmund de la Pole, earl of Suffolk, on account of his near relationship to the house of York, beheaded.

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On this page you'll find 173 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to near, such as: adjacent, adjoining, immediate, nearby, neighboring, and warm.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.