Part of speech: verb

To approach.

Part of speech: adverb


Part of speech: noun


Part of speech: adverb

Close by.

Part of speech: adjective

Not far removed; close; familiar; intimate; in riding or driving, placed on the left.

Part of speech: adverb

At little distance; nearly; closely.

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Usage examples "near":

  1. I'll tell you what happened to me the other day near Banavie. - "Our Journey to the Hebrides", Joseph Pennell and Elizabeth Robins Pennell.
  2. It was easy enough after that, as long as I didn't turn my back to them or let either get too near. - "The Boy With the U. S. Foresters", Francis Rolt-Wheeler.
  3. But the end was near. - "The Lure of the Camera", Charles S. Olcott.