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KK Pronunciation

〔 nIr 〕


〔 niә 〕

Overview of verb near

The verb near has 1 sense

Overview of adj near

The adj near has 6 senses

  • near, close, nigh -- (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")

  • 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")

  • near -- (closely resembling the genuine article; "near beer"; "a dress of near satin")

  • cheeseparing, close, near, penny-pinching, skinny -- (giving or spending with reluctance; "our cheeseparing administration"; "very close (or near) with his money"; "a penny-pinching miserly old man")

  • dear, good, near -- (with or in a close or intimate relationship; "a good friend"; "my sisters and brothers are near and dear")

  • approximate, near -- (very close in resemblance; "sketched in an approximate likeness"; "a near likeness")

Overview of adv near

The adv near has 2 senses

  • 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")

  • about, almost, most, nearly, near, nigh, virtually, well-nigh -- ((of actions or states) slightly short of or not quite accomplished; all but; "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")