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near

 
Adjective near has 6 senses
  1. near, close - not far distant in time or space or degree or circumstances; "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"
    Antonyms: far, cold, faraway, far-off, farthermost, farthest, furthermost, furthest, utmost, uttermost, further, farther, distant, remote, removed, off the beaten track, out-of-the-way, outlying
  2. near, nigh - being on the left side; "the near or nigh horse is the one on the left"; "the animal's left side is its near or nigh side"
    Antonym: right (indirect, via left)
  3. near - closely resembling the genuine article; "near beer"; "a dress of near satin"
    Antonym:
    natural (indirect, via artificial)
  4. cheeseparing, close, near, penny-pinching - giving or spending with reluctance; "our cheeseparing administration"; "very close (or near) with his money"; "a penny-pinching miserly old man"
    Antonym: generous (indirect, via stingy)
  5. dear, good, near - with or in a close or intimate relationship; "a good friend"; "my sisters and brothers are near and dear"
    Antonym: distant (indirect, via close)
  6. approximate, near - very close in resemblance; "sketched in an approximate likeness"; "a near likeness"
    Antonym: distant (indirect, via close)
Adverbial near has 2 senses
  1. near, nigh, close - near in time or place or relationship; "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"
  2. about, just about, almost, most, all but, nearly, near, nigh, virtually, well-nigh - (of actions or states) slightly short of or not quite accomplished; `near' is sometimes used informally for `nearly' and `most' is sometimes used informally for `almost'; "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"
Verb near has 1 sense
  1. approach, near, come on, go up, draw near, draw close, come near - move towards; "We were approaching our destination"; "They are drawing near"; "The enemy army came nearer and nearer"
    --1 is one way to come, come up
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s
    Somebody ----s
    Somebody ----s something
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