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Definitions of near:

part of speech: adverb

Nearly.

part of speech: noun

Nearness.

part of speech: adverb

At a little distance; almost; closely.

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.

part of speech: adjective

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

part of speech: verb transitive

To approach: to come nearer to.

part of speech: preposition

Close to.

part of speech: preposition

At no great distance from; close to, followed by to, expressed or understood, as the ship is near the harbour.

part of speech: adverb

At a little distance: almost.

part of speech: verb

To approach; to come nearer; to draw near.

part of speech: superlative

Nearest.

part of speech: adverb

Almost; within a little.

part of speech: comparative

Nearer.

part of speech: adjective

Not far distant; intimate; closely related by blood or affection; literal; not loose or rambling; direct; short; next to one; parsimonious; on the left, opposed to off in riding or driving.

part of speech: verb transitive

To approach; come close to.

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