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See definition of neared on Dictionary.com
  • as inapproach
  • as inapproximate
  • as inloom
  • as inrival
  • as inbear down
  • as inborder on
  • as income
  • as ingo

synonyms for neared

  • come
  • contact
  • match
  • meet
  • near
  • reach
  • surround
  • threaten
  • advance
  • approximate
  • bear
  • border
  • buzz
  • converge
  • equal
  • impend
  • progress
  • resemble
  • be comparable to
  • be like
  • belly up to
  • catch up
  • close in
  • come at
  • come close
  • compare with
  • correspond to
  • creep up
  • draw near
  • gain on
  • go toward
  • loom up
  • move in on
  • move toward
  • take after
  • verge upon
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antonyms for neared

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  • avoid
  • depart
  • go
  • leave
  • miss
  • decrease
  • retreat
  • retrogress
  • stop
  • distance
  • go away
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    How to use neared in a sentence

    Then, as he neared the room, a sound of music floated out to meet him— Tony was singing to his own accompaniment.
    THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
    As they neared Paris, they heard firing, and became aware a slight skirmish was in progress.
    THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
    As you neared it, however, the watery veil seemed flung over them, like the foamy tulle over a bride.
    MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
    Without drawing rein, they pushed on to Busseerutgunge, crossed the river Sai and neared the village of Bunnee.
    THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
    So rapid was the pursuit that McNeil, as he neared Kirksville, could not bring over five hundred men into action.
    THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
    On the 7th of August we neared the Canary Isles, but unfortunately, on account of the thick fog, we could not see them.
    A WOMAN'S JOURNEY ROUND THE WORLDIDA PFEIFFER
    Gradually they neared a patch of timber near the northern boundary of the ranch.
    THE OUTDOOR GIRLS IN THE SADDLELAURA LEE HOPE
    But when he neared the chair he turned sharply on his heel and crossed to the door, withheld by the habit of years.
    THOSE DALE GIRLSFRANK WESTON CARRUTH
    As they neared the door, Roger, who had been standing dumb again, started forward.
    MARRIAGE LA MODEMRS. HUMPHRY WARD
    It was approached through a labyrinth of streets that grew denser and darker as one neared the precincts of the club.
    A CURSORY HISTORY OF SWEARINGJULIAN SHARMAN
    SYNONYM OF THE DAY
    OCTOBER 26, 1985
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