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  • 1 Near — or Near may refer to: Contents 1 Science, mathematics, technology, biology, and medicine 2 Geography 3 Lingu …

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  • 2 Near — Near, a. [Compar. {Nearer}; superl. {Nearest}.] [See {Near}, adv.] 1. Not far distant in time, place, or degree; not remote; close at hand; adjacent; neighboring; nigh. As one near death. Shak. [1913 Webster] He served great Hector, and was ever… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 near — [nir] adv. [ME nere < ON & OE: ON nær, near (orig. compar. of nā ): OE near, nearer, compar. of neah, NIGH] 1. at or to a relatively short distance in space or time [summer draws near] 2. relatively close in degree; almost: now usually nearly… …

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  • 4 Near — (n[=e]r), adv. [AS. ne[ a]r, compar. of ne[ a]h nigh. See {Nigh}.] 1. At a little distance, in place, time, manner, or degree; not remote; nigh. [1913 Webster] My wife! my traitress! let her not come near me. Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. Nearly;… …

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  • 5 near — near; near·ish; near·ly; near·most; near·ness; near·sight·ed·ly; near·sight·ed·ness; …

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  • 6 near — near, nearly Near has almost fallen out of use as an adverb meaning ‘almost’, and nearly serves this purpose: He was nearly dead with fright. Exceptions include near complete and near perfect: • Gunnell, captain of the British women s team,… …

    Modern English usage

  • 7 near- — /nēr / combining form Denoting almost, as in nearˈ white of a colour closely resembling white, and nearˈ silkˈ artificial silk * * * near UK [nɪə(r)] US [nɪr] prefix almost used with many nouns and adjectives It’s a near certainty (=it will… …

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  • 8 NEAR — ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Holly Near (* 1949), US amerikanische Sängerin NEAR ist die Abkürzung für: Near Earth Asteroid Rendezvous, eine US amerikanische Raumsonde, siehe NEAR Shoemaker Diese Seite ist eine …

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  • 9 near — [adj1] close by physically abreast, abutting, adjacent, adjoining, alongside, along toward, approximal, around, at close quarters, available, beside, bordering, burning, close, close at hand, close by, close shave*, conterminous, contiguous,… …

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  • 10 Near — Near, prep. Adjacent to; close by; not far from; nigh; as, the ship sailed near the land. See the Note under {near}, a. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 11 Near — Near, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Neared}; p. pr. & vb. n {Nearing}.] [See {Near}, adv.] To approach; to come nearer; as, the ship neared the land. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 12 Near — Near, v. i. To draw near; to approach. [1913 Webster] A speck, a mist, a shape, I wist! And still it neared, and neared. Coleridge. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 13 near- — [ nır ] prefix almost: used with many nouns and adjectives: It s a near certainty (=it will almost certainly happen). a near fatal error …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 14 near — ► ADVERB 1) at or to a short distance in space or time. 2) almost. ► PREPOSITION (also near to) 1) at or to a short distance in space or time from. 2) close to (a state or in terms of resemblance). ► ADJECTIVE …

    English terms dictionary

  • 15 NEAR — Earth Asteroid Rendezvous (Governmental » NASA) Near Earth Asteroid Rendezvous (Governmental » US Government) * North East Access Radio (Community » Media) * National Emergency Alarm Repeater (Governmental » US Government) …

    Abbreviations dictionary

  • 16 Near —   [dt. »nahe bei«], ein logischer Operator, der v. a. von Suchmaschinen benutzt wird und den man als eine Verschärfung des Operators And auffassen kann. Er gibt also z. B. bei der Suche nach mehreren Begriffen in einem Dokument nur dann den Wert… …

    Universal-Lexikon

  • 17 NEAR — • Near Earth Asteroid Rendezvous Raumsonde zur Erkundung des Asteroiden 433 Eros, Start 1996 http://near.jhuapl.edu/ Weltraumfahrt • National Electronic Accounting and Reporting system …

    Acronyms

  • 18 near — adj & adv *close, nigh, nearby Antonyms: far near vb *approach, approximate Analogous words: rival, *match, touch, equal Contrasted words: vary, *change, alter, modify: * …

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  • 19 near|by — «NIHR by», adjective, adverb, preposition. –adj., adv. near; close by; close at hand: »a nearby house (adj.). They went nearby to visit (adv.). –prep. Dialect. close to (a place) …

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  • 20 near — index border (approach), cognate, congruous, contiguous, forthcoming, future, immediate (not distant), immin …

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