— They are drawing near.
— The enemy army came nearer and nearer.
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.
Pools: bliski, niedaleki, nieodległy
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.
Closely resembling the genuine article.
Giving or spending with reluctance:
— Very close (or near) with his money.
With or in a close or intimate relationship:
— My sisters and brothers are near and dear.
Pools: kochany, miły
Very close in resemblance:
— A near likeness.
Near in time or place or relationship:
— As the wedding day drew near.
— Stood near the door.
— Don't shoot until they come near.
— Getting near to the true explanation.
— Her mother is always near.
of actions or states Slightly short of or not quite accomplished; all but:
— He nearly fainted.
— I was near exhausted by the run.
Roget 197: near, nigh; hard by, fast by; close to, close upon; hard upon; at the point of; next door to; within reach, within call, within hearing, within earshot; within an ace of; ... meer laten zien
Moby betekeniswoordenboek: about, about to be, abutting, accost, adjacent, adjoining, advance, advancing, all but, almost, along toward, already in sight, among, angustifoliate, angustirostrate, angustisellate, angustiseptal, anticipate, ape, appear like ... meer laten zien.
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