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


Now they neared the foot of the shaft where the rest of the party seemed to await them.

I heard him mutter as he neared the boat-house where Fin and I were stowing cargo.

He scaled the walls of the garden as before—he neared the house.

As we neared the house, 'Quiet,' I said; 'Mrs. Bowles does not know.'

But it was when they neared the square that the guffaws began.

As he neared his uncle's house he noticed there was a light in the sitting room.

Tired and hungry, they neared the cottage where Philemon and Baucis lived.

"At last, my love, we are together," he murmured as they neared Wimbledon.

Danny O'Rourke was watching his altimeter sharply as he neared the ground.

As they neared the schoolhouse Bailey's courage began to fail.