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Meaning of word near from English dictionary with examples, synonyms and antonyms.

near   adjective

Meaning : Not far distant in time or space or degree or circumstances.

Example : Near neighbors.
In the near future.
They are near equals.
His nearest approach to success.
A very near thing.
A near hit by the bomb.
She was near tears.
She was close to tears.
Had a close call.

Synonyms : close, nigh

दूरी, समय आदि के हिसाब से जो निकट हो या निकट का।

हमारे गाँव से निकटस्थ शहर कुशीनगर है।
श्यामजी हमारे करीबी मेहमान हैं।
अपदांतर, अपदान्तर, आसन्न, करीबी, नजदीकी, नज़दीकी, निकट का, निकटवर्ती, निकटस्थ, नैकटिक, पास का, मुत्तसिल, सन्निकट, सन्निहित, समीप का, समीपवर्ती, समीपस्थ, समीपी

Located at a great distance in time or space or degree.

We come from a far country.
Far corners of the earth.
The far future.
A far journey.
The far side of the road.
Far from the truth.
Far in the future.

Meaning : Being on the left side.

Example : The near or nigh horse is the one on the left.
The animal's left side is its near or nigh side.

Synonyms : nigh

Meaning : Closely resembling the genuine article.

Example : Near beer.
A dress of near satin.

Meaning : Giving or spending with reluctance.

Example : Our cheeseparing administration.
Very close (or near) with his money.
A penny-pinching miserly old man.

Synonyms : cheeseparing, close, penny-pinching, skinny

Meaning : With or in a close or intimate relationship.

Example : A good friend.
My sisters and brothers are near and dear.

Synonyms : dear, good

जिससे प्रेम हो या जो प्यारा हो।

यह मेरी प्रिय पुस्तक है।
अज़ीज़, अजीज, अर्य, अर्य्य, ईठ, चहेता, दिलबर, दिलरुबा, पसंददीदा, प्यारा, प्रिय, प्रीतिकर, मनचाहा, रोचन

Meaning : Very close in resemblance.

Example : Sketched in an approximate likeness.
A near likeness.

Synonyms : approximate

near   verb

Meaning : Move towards.

Example : We were approaching our destination.
They are drawing near.
The enemy army came nearer and nearer.

Synonyms : approach, come near, come on, draw close, draw near, go up

near   adverb

Meaning : Near in time or place or relationship.

Example : As the wedding day drew near.
Stood near the door.
Don't shoot until they come near.
Getting near to the true explanation.
Her mother is always near.
The end draws nigh.
The bullet didn't come close.
Don't get too close to the fire.

Synonyms : close, nigh

Meaning : (of actions or states) slightly short of or not quite accomplished. All but.

Example : The job is (just) about done.
The baby was almost asleep when the alarm sounded.
We're almost finished.
The car all but ran her down.
He nearly fainted.
Talked for nigh onto 2 hours.
The recording is well-nigh perfect.
Virtually all the parties signed the contract.
I was near exhausted by the run.
Most everyone agrees.

Synonyms : about, almost, most, nearly, nigh, virtually, well-nigh


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