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Overview of adj near

The adj near has 6 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (44) 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")

2. 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")

3. near

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

4. 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")

5. dear, good, near

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

6. approximate, near

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


Overview of adv nearest

The adv nearest has 1 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. nearest, nighest, closest

((superlative of `near' or `close') within the shortest distance; "that was the time he came nearest to death")

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