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1. near-blind

adjective. having greatly reduced vision.

Synonyms

  • visually impaired
  • blind
  • visually challenged
  • purblind
  • dim-sighted
  • unsighted

Antonyms

  • perceptive
  • rational
  • brighten
  • discerning

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Words that Rhyme with Near East

  • unreleased
  • trendiest
  • northeast
  • increased
  • dupriest
  • depriest
  • decreased
  • bankeast
  • vannest
  • toniest
  • southeast
  • released
  • policed
  • deceased
  • trieste
  • priest
  • greased
  • fleeced
  • yeast
  • weast
  • teast
  • pieced
  • least
  • leased
  • keast
  • feast
  • ceased
  • beast

2. near

adjective. ['ˈnɪr'] not far distant in time or space or degree or circumstances.

Synonyms

  • hot
  • warm
  • distance
  • close
  • nigh
  • nearby

Antonyms

  • avoid
  • refrain
  • diverge
  • dissimilarity

Etymology

  • nere (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. near

adverb. ['ˈnɪr'] near in time or place or relationship.

Synonyms

  • nigh

Antonyms

  • begin
  • communicative

Etymology

  • nere (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. near

verb. ['ˈnɪr'] move towards.

Synonyms

  • move on
  • pass on
  • come up
  • draw near
  • come near
  • push
  • draw close
  • go on
  • edge up
  • march on
  • close
  • come on
  • come
  • progress
  • go up
  • bear down upon
  • crowd
  • edge in
  • drive up
  • bear down on
  • advance

Antonyms

  • go
  • start
  • ventilated
  • loose

Etymology

  • nere (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. east

adjective. ['ˈiːst'] situated in or facing or moving toward the east.

Synonyms

  • easterly
  • eastbound
  • eastward
  • eastside
  • easternmost
  • eastmost

Antonyms

  • western
  • there
  • here
  • inactivity

Etymology

  • est (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • east (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. east

noun. ['ˈiːst'] the cardinal compass point that is at 90 degrees.

Synonyms

  • due east
  • cardinal compass point
  • eastward

Antonyms

  • outgoing
  • incoming
  • windward
  • westmost

Etymology

  • est (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • east (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. East

noun. the countries of Asia.

Synonyms

  • Orient
  • eastern

Antonyms

  • west
  • western United States
  • southwestern

8. East

noun. the region of the United States lying to the north of the Ohio River and to the east of the Mississippi River.

Synonyms

  • United States of America
  • U.S.A.
  • East Coast
  • Northeast
  • northeastern United States
  • eastern
  • US
  • Southeast
  • southeastern United States
  • America
  • eastern United States
  • Appalachians
  • the States
  • USA
  • U.S.
  • United States

Antonyms

  • midwestern
  • West
  • northwestern
  • west-central

9. near

adverb. ['ˈnɪr'] (of actions or states) slightly short of or not quite accomplished; all but.

Synonyms

  • most
  • almost
  • about
  • nearly
  • well-nigh
  • nigh

Antonyms

  • discontinue
  • open
  • middle
  • beginning

Etymology

  • nere (Middle English (1100-1500))

10. near

adjective. ['ˈnɪr'] very close in resemblance.

Synonyms

  • approximate

Antonyms

  • stay in place
  • disinherit

Etymology

  • nere (Middle English (1100-1500))
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