near[ neer ]SEE DEFINITION OF near
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR NEAR
He shuddered as he thought how near he had been to never meeting them again on earth.
And then by a street sign she saw that she was near the home of Philippe.
"I knew he'd plunge," he said, taking the chair proffered him, near Shepler's desk.
It would be pleasanter inland, but we must be near the shore, so as to be in sight of ships.
"They are as near alike as if they were brothers," he said to himself.
When he had come too near he had been driven away by the heat.
They had seen four natives, but did not get near enough to talk to them.
Their suffering was great but they never lost courage and help was near.
Winter was near and he had no money to buy cloaks for his children.
Think of living so near a beaver or a water-rat with clothes on!
MORE RELATED WORDS FOR NEAR
- a step from
- abreast of
- adjacent to
- at one's elbow
- at the edge of
- at the side of
- bordering on
- cheek by jowl
- close at hand
- close to
- close upon
- connected with
- contiguous to
- in juxtaposition
- neck and neck
- next door to
- side by side
- verging on