What does the word near mean?

Usage examples for near

  1. I'll tell you what happened to me the other day near Banavie. – Our Journey to the Hebrides by 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 by Francis Rolt-Wheeler
  3. But the end was near. – The Lure of the Camera by Charles S. Olcott