OTHER WORDS FOR near
Idioms about near
- in the immediate vicinity: There is a shopping area near at hand.
- in the near future; soon: The departure is near at hand.
Origin of near
OTHER WORDS FROM nearnearness, nouno·ver·near, adjective, adverbo·ver·near·ness, noun
How to use near in a sentence
While the supplier agreement is nowhere near the scale of Mobileye’s core computer vision business, it is an important collaboration that extends beyond a few pilot programs.Mobileye taps Luminar to supply lidar for its robotaxi fleet|Kirsten Korosec|November 20, 2020|TechCrunch
So, say you live in New York and were near someone from New Jersey who gets a positive diagnosis.A covid-fighting tool is buried in your phone. Turn it on.|Geoffrey Fowler|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
The near-miss is a microcosm of his career since going undrafted — headed where he wants to go but not there yet.For undrafted NFL rookies, the odds were even longer this year. Isaiah Wright made it anyway.|Sam Fortier|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
Milwaukee will send Eric Bledsoe, George Hill, three first-round picks and two pick swaps to New Orleans in the deal, which will help keep Antetokounmpo and company near the top of the East’s projected standings.NBA free agency tracker (plus trades): Warriors acquire Kelly Oubre; 76ers trade Al Horford to Thunder|Ben Golliver|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
Highs near and above 50 are still below normal for the date, but we’re moving on up in the temperature department.PM Update: Today had a frozen start, but warmer temperatures are on the way|Ian Livingston|November 19, 2020|Washington Post
Congress is nearing a vote on the Keystone XL pipeline, and lawmakers made their cases for—and against—it Sunday.
He hoped also to be a chaplain through his local church, and he was nearing the end of his formal training.
Liu was nearing the 20th anniversary of his arrival in America, having landed from China on Christmas Eve, 1994, at the age of 12.
It seems to me that he is playing the part of the valiant hero nearing his end.Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days|David Freeman|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He was nearing the end of his sentence, but the woman enlisted Joplin to marry them before he was released.
The water suggested the fear that he must be nearing the open sea, and he became supernaturally grave.The Giant of the North|R.M. Ballantyne
On nearing the spot, Tom stopped a few moments, and bent down to examine a beautiful flower.Hunting the Lions|R.M. Ballantyne
They were about a mile on their way and the sun was nearing the horizon, when the native officer bade his escort halt.The Red Year|Louis Tracy
He was nearing a village, but saw nothing save a red mist that swam before him like a fog.Uncanny Tales|Various
Poor Jake grew thin during the few days they spent in Savannah, and he knew he was nearing the end.The Cromptons|Mary J. Holmes
British Dictionary definitions for near (1 of 2)
- the left side of a horse, team of animals, vehicle, etc
- (as modifier)the near foreleg
Derived forms of nearnearness, noun
Word Origin for near
British Dictionary definitions for near (2 of 2)
Other Idioms and Phrases with near
In addition to the idioms beginning with near
- near at hand
- near miss
- near thing
- near to one's heart
- far and near
- in the near future
- not anything like (anywhere near)