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Synonyms for near

to a point near in time, space, or relation

not far from another in space, time, or relation

to come near in space or time

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not far distant in time or space or degree or circumstances

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being on the left side

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closely resembling the genuine article

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giving or spending with reluctance

with or in a close or intimate relationship

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very close in resemblance

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near in time or place or relationship

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(of actions or states) slightly short of or not quite accomplished

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They alighted out of the coach near a small foot-path in a field, and Glumdalclitch setting down my travelling box, I went out of it to walk.
Simultaneously two other shells burst in the air near the body as the hood twisted round in time to receive, but not in time to dodge, the fourth shell.
A man, knee-deep near the towing path, shouted inaudibly to me and pointed.
I think, I may say, that for the next fortnight I was near to distracted.
I waited a week, and two weeks, and with much surprise and amazement I waited near two months and heard nothing, but that, being recovered, he was gone into the country for the air, and for the better recovery after his distemper.
I confess I now gave myself over for lost, and all that I had; the loss of my effects did not lie so near me, though very considerable, as the thoughts of falling into the hands of such barbarians at the latter end of my journey, after so many difficulties and hazards as I had gone through, and even in sight of our port, where we expected safety and deliverance.
In five days more we came to Veussima, upon the river Witzogda, and running into the Dwina: we were there, very happily, near the end of our travels by land, that river being navigable, in seven days' passage, to Archangel.
sun, or thereabouts, which, in those countries, is near the setting.
I was nothing near so anxious about my own danger, though, had the powder took fire, I should never have known who had hurt me.
Saying which, Captain Nemo went towards a piece of furniture standing near the left panel of the saloon.
But on the 3rd of February, 1866, a new island, which they named George Island, emerged from the midst of the sulphurous vapour near Nea Kamenni, and settled again the 6th of the same month.
I wrote it before I went to bed, and went out and posted it; and again no one was near me.
It is necessary to say, however," he went on, "that the skull was fractured in several places, as by blows of some blunt instrument; and that instrument itself--a pick-handle, still stained with blood-- lay under the boards near by.
I drew near houses; I left them, and came back again, and again I wandered away: always repelled by the consciousness of having no claim to ask--no right to expect interest in my isolated lot.
Shaking off the sleet from my ice-glazed hat and jacket, I seated myself near the door, and turning sideways was surprised to see Queequeg near me.