1. nearest

adverb. ['ˈnɪrəst'] (superlative of near' orclose') within the shortest distance.


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Rhymes with Nearest

  • severest
  • dearest

Sentences with nearest

1. Adjective, superlative
If needed, call 911 immediately or ask someone to summon the nearest teacher or administrator to do so.

Quotes about nearest

1. After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music.
- Aldous Huxley, Music at Night and Other Essays

2. Are you implying that shreds of my reputation remain intact?"Will demanded with mock horror. "Clearly I have been doing something wrong. Or not something wrong, as the case may be."He banged on the side of the carriage. "Thomas! We must away at once to the nearest brothel. I seek scandal and low companionship.
- Cassandra Clare, Clockwork Angel

3. It's not that I don't like people. It's just that when I'm in the company of others - even my nearest and dearest - there always comes a moment when I'd rather be reading a book.
- Maureen Corrigan, Leave Me Alone, I'm Reading: Finding and Losing Myself in Books