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  • as innear
  • as innear
  • as inclose
  • as incontiguous
  • as inhandy
  • as inimmediate
  • as innearby

synonyms for near-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
  • next door
  • not remote
  • practically
  • proximal
  • proximate
  • side-by-side
  • vincinal
  • within stone's throw
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antonyms for near-at-hand

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  • away
  • detached
  • distant
  • far
  • faraway
  • separate
  • cool
  • deferred
  • expired
  • gone
  • past
  • postponed
  • remote
  • unfamiliar
  • giving
  • generous
  • dry
  • cool
  • imprecise
  • open
  • loose
  • detached
  • beyond
  • away
  • remote
  • distant
  • unreserved
  • unfriendly
  • inaccurate
  • faraway
  • far
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How to use near-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)
The country is well inhabited, for it contains fifty-one cities, near a hundred walled towns, and a great number of villages.
GULLIVER'S TRAVELSJONATHAN SWIFT
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
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
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.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
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
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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