Not far distant in time or space or degree or circumstances (synset 300446553)
"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"attribute: distance - the property created by the space between two objects or pointssimilar:
Being on the left side (synset 302040963)
"the near or nigh horse is the one on the left"; "the animal's left side is its near or nigh side"similar: left - being or located on or directed toward the side of the body to the west when facing northsynonym: nigh
Closely resembling the genuine article (synset 301578155)
"near beer"; "a dress of near satin"
Giving or spending with reluctance (synset 301116967)
"our cheeseparing administration"; "very close (or near) with his money"; "a penny-pinching miserly old man"
With or in a close or intimate relationship (synset 300454916)
"a good friend"; "my sisters and brothers are near and dear"similar: close - close in relevance or relationship
Very close in resemblance (synset 300453905)
"sketched in an approximate likeness"; "a near likeness"similar: close - close in relevance or relationshipsynonym: approximate
Near in time or place or relationship (synset 400411619)
"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"
(of actions or states) slightly short of or not quite accomplished;
All but (synset 400073433)"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"
Move towards (synset 202057865)
"We were approaching our destination"; "They are drawing near"; "The enemy army came nearer and nearer"entail: advance, go on, march on, move on, pass on, progress - move forward, also in the metaphorical sensehypernym: come, come up - move toward, travel toward something or somebody or approach something or somebodyhyponym:
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