Synonyms for nears
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR NEARS
“Signalise her to heave-to when she nears us,” said Captain Lascelles.
Still it hurries onward, with velocity augmented, as it nears its term.
One of a woman's frequent failings is shifting the reins as she nears a jump.
As one nears the goal of one's pilgrimage, the way is marked by stations of the cross.
He knows your ship; so soon as it nears one island, he is off to another.
As he nears the battery the Louisiana color-bearer falls dead.
Aided by demagogues, the rule of the "Roughs" nears its culmination.
Who then, tell me, old and sad, Nears us with a heavy tread?
He nears--he reaches--they are side by side; Now one--now th' other--by a length the victor.
When she nears the wharf Jenks will haul his tops'l to set her aback.