Similar Words
ear, mear, naer, nea, neaar, nearr, neear, nnear

Near — synonyms, near antonyms, definition

1. near (o)

35 synonyms
about abutting adjacent adjacent to adjoining against almost along approaching approximately around aside at beside bordering by circa circuitously close close to • • •

2. near (a)

60 synonyms
abutting accurate adjacent adjoining affecting akin allied approaching aside at hand attached before beside bordering close close-at-hand close-by coming connected contiguous • • •

3. near (Verb)

35 synonyms
advance approach approximate arrive better brake close close in on close in upon come closer come near come on come to come together come up to converge draw close draw near extend extend to • • •
1 definition

near (Verb) — Move towards. ex. "They cheered up immensely as they neared home"

2 types of
come come up
8 types
bear down on bear down upon close crowd drive up edge in edge up push

4. near (a/o)

6 synonyms
about circa close to nearby nigh not far from

5. near (Adjective)

5 synonyms
cheeseparing dear good penny-pinching skinny
1 antonym
6 definitions

near (Adjective) — Not far distant in time, space, degree or circumstances. ex. "near neighbours" ex. "in the near future" ex. "they are near equals" ex. "his nearest approach to success" ex. "a very near thing" ex. "a near hit by the bomb" ex. "she was near tears"

near (Adjective) — Being on the left side. ex. "the near or nigh horse is the one on the left" ex. "the animal's left side is its near or nigh side"

near (Adjective) — Closely resembling the genuine article. ex. "near beer" ex. "a dress of near satin"

near (Adjective) — Giving or spending with reluctance. ex. "very near with his money"

near (Adjective) — With or in a close or intimate relationship. ex. "my sisters and brothers are near and dear"

near (Adjective) — Very close in resemblance. ex. "a near likeness"

1 see also

6. near (Adverb)

5 synonyms
all but most nearly virtually well-nigh
2 definitions

near (Adverb) — Not far away in position, relationship or time. ex. "as the wedding day drew near" ex. "stood near the door" ex. "don't shoot until they come near" ex. "getting near to the true explanation" ex. "her mother is always near"

near (Adverb) — (of actions or states) slightly short of or not quite accomplished; all but. ex. "I was near exhausted by the run"

7. near (Preposition)

1 definition

near (Preposition) — In the neighbourhood of, close to. ex. "my house is near the church"