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Definizione monolingua near


near


Verb

near (third-person singular simple present nears, present participle nearing, simple past and past participle neared)


  1. To decrease the distance to something.
Adjective

near (comparative nearer, superlative nearest)


  1. (of an animate or inanimate object) physically close.
  2. (of an event) approaching
    The end is near.
  3. approximate, almost
    The two words are near synonyms.
Adverb

near (comparative nearer, superlative nearest)


  1. Having a small intervening distance with regard to something.
    Im near sighted.
  2. (colloquial) nearly
    • 1666 Samuel Pepys Diary and Correspondence (1867)
      ...he hears for certain that the Queen-Mother is about and hath near finished a peace with France....
    • 1825 David Hume, Tobias George Smollett The History of England p. 263
      Sir John Friend had very near completed a regiment of horse.
    • 2003 Owen Parry Honors Kingdom p. 365
      Thinking about those pounds and pence, I near forgot my wound.
    • 2004 Jimmy Buffett A Salty Piece of Land p. 315, p. 35
      ""I damn near forgot."" He pulled an envelope from his jacket.
    • 2006 Juliet Marillier The Dark Mirror p. 377
      The fire was almost dead, the chamber near dark.
Preposition

near


  1. close to, in close proximity to.
    • 1820 Mary Shelley, Maurice, or The Fishers Cot:
      He entered the inn, and asking for dinner, unbuckled his wallet, and sat down to rest himself near the door.
    • 1843 Edgar Allan Poe, The Gold-Bug:
      Fastening one end of this at that point of the trunk of the tree which was nearest the peg, he unrolled it till it reached the peg and thence further unrolled it, in the direction already established by the two points of the tree and the peg, for the distance of fifty feet ...
    • 1897 H. G. Wells, The Star:
      The star grew--it grew with a terrible steadiness hour after hour, a little larger each hour, a little nearer the midnight zenith, and brighter and brighter, until it had turned night into a second day.
    • 1927 H.P. Lovecraft, The Colour Out of Space:
      It shied, balked, and whinnied, and in the end he could do nothing but drive it into the yard while the men used their own strength to get the heavy wagon near enough the hayloft for convenient pitching.
  2. close to in time.
    The voyage was near completion.


Definizione italiano>inglese near

vicino
  physically close
  Not far distant in time or space or degree or circumstances.
circa
  Having a small intervening distance with regard to something.
avvicinare
  decrease distance
a
  Un piccola distanza preso un luogo o un posto.
  With very little distance to or in a particular place or location.
prossimo
in
  Un piccola distanza preso un luogo o un posto.
  With very little distance to or in a particular place or location.
vicino a
  in close proximity to
accanto
adiacente
allato
appresso
approssimare
attorno
avaro
avvicinarsi
circostante
davanti
dentro
esatto
fedele
immediato
in prossimità di
intimo
nei pressi di
presso
presso a
sopra
stretto
tirchio
verso
vicina
vicinu

Altri significati:


Traduzione 'veloce'


vicino |circa |avvicinare |a |prossimo |in |vicino a |accanto |adiacente |allato |appresso |approssimare |attorno |avaro |avvicinarsi |circostante |davanti |dentro |esatto |fedele |immediato |in prossimità di |intimo |nei pressi di |presso |presso a |sopra |stretto |tirchio |verso |vicina |vicinu |


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