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adjective as in adjoining

adverb as in within reach

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Areas upstream from coastal wetlands also benefited in the model — even if they no longer had nearby wetlands.

Shoppers don’t need to use “near me” or other local modifiers to trigger the nearby Shopping filter.

To find a nearby store or a local service they will search in WeChat and Alipay without downloading any apps.

The loss of just a few businesses impacts the economic health of every business nearby.

Tack on an extra day or two in nearby Mancos, which made our list of the top-ten towns for high-altitude running.

One witness said the gunfire began after a traffic collision, which drew the attention of a nearby police officer.

Did he denounce the involvement of organized crime in the abduction and disappearance of 43 students in the nearby city of Iguala?

Saleem believes that the strike came from a nearby airbase across the Iranian border.

After he allegedly unloaded on the cops, Brinsley attempted to make a getaway to a nearby subway.

Ramos and Liu were now rushed to nearby Woodhull Hospital, where one was pronounced dead.

The murmur of the nearby Swale and the notes of the English thrushes filled the air with soft melody.

I went to the forest nearby and got the elephant his food, and as he started to eat I began to cook my own meal.

The two engineers, being idle, had drunk liquor and were trying to tease the animals nearby.

During the winter months, the cast travels in other nearby states as well as in Virginia.

That night sixty of the countrymen and townsmen met at a farmhouse nearby and laid their plans.


On this page you'll find 43 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to nearby, such as: adjacent, neighboring, close, close at hand, close-by, and contiguous.

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