drawing near

getting near, going near, coming close, coming soon

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • drawing near — index forthcoming, immediate (imminent), imminent Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • near´ness — near «nihr», adverb, adjective, preposition, verb. –adv. 1. to or at a short distance; not far; close: »The holiday season is drawing near. They searched near and far. 2. close in relation; closely: »tribes near allied. 3. close to something in… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Near (Death Note) — Nate River Death Note character Near in the Death Note manga First appearance Chapter 59 : Zero in 7th Volume, Zero …   Wikipedia

  • near — near1 W1S1 [nıə US nır] adv, prep ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(short distance away)¦ 2¦(short time before)¦ 3¦(almost doing something)¦ 4¦(amount or level)¦ 5¦(similar)¦ 6 near perfect/impossible etc 7 draw near 8 (as) near as damn it 9 near enough …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • near — near1 [ nır ] function word *** Near can be used in the following ways: as a preposition: I lived near the school. I ll write and let you know nearer the time. as an adverb: Come nearer, and I ll tell you the whole story. as an adjective: I went… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • near — I UK [nɪə(r)] / US [nɪr] adjective, adverb, preposition *** Summary: Near can be used in the following ways: as a preposition: I lived near the school. ♦ I ll write and let you know nearer the time. as an adverb: Come nearer, and I ll tell you… …   English dictionary

  • near*/*/*/ — [nɪə] grammar word I summary: Near can be: ■ a preposition: I lived near the school. ■ an adverb: Come nearer, and I ll tell you the whole story. ■ an adjective: I went into the nearest room. 1) close close to someone or something A group of… …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • near — I. adverb Etymology: Middle English ner, partly from ner nearer, from Old English nēar, comparative of nēah nigh; partly from Old Norse nær nearer, comparative of nā nigh more at nigh Date: 13th century 1. at, within, or to a short distance or… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • Near South Side, Chicago — Near South Side   Community area   Community Area 33 Near South Side …   Wikipedia

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