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Near

Definition of near:

part of speech: verb

To approach: to come nearer to.

part of speech: adverb

Nearly.

part of speech: adjective

Not far; almost.

part of speech: preposition

Close to.

Nearer.

part of speech: adverb

At a little distance; almost; closely.

part of speech: adjective

Not far; close; intimate.

part of speech: adverb

At a little distance: almost.

Nearest.

part of speech: adjective

Nigh: not far distant: intimate: dear: close to anything followed or imitated: direct: stingy.

part of speech: verb

To approach; come close to.

part of speech: noun

Nearness.

part of speech: adjective

Not far distant in time, place, or degree; close, intimate; dear; as, near to my heart; familiar; narrow; in riding or driving, on the left; as, the near horse; direct or quick; as, to go by the near way; mean or stingy.

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