come+near

  • 1 come near — index approach, approximate Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 2 come near — verb 1. almost do or experience something (Freq. 3) She came near to screaming with fear • Verb Frames: Somebody s to INFINITIVE 2. move towards (Freq. 2) We were approaching our destination They are drawing near …

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  • 3 come near — come close to, approach …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 4 come near — Approximate, approach …

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  • 5 come near in position — index approximate Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 6 To come near — Come Come, v. i. [imp. {Came}; p. p. {Come}; p. pr & vb. n. {Coming}.] [OE. cumen, comen, AS. cuman; akin to OS.kuman, D. komen, OHG. queman, G. kommen, Icel. koma, Sw. komma, Dan. komme, Goth. giman, L. venire (gvenire), Gr. ? to go, Skr. gam.… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 7 To come near to — Near 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.… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 8 Come — Come, v. i. [imp. {Came}; p. p. {Come}; p. pr & vb. n. {Coming}.] [OE. cumen, comen, AS. cuman; akin to OS.kuman, D. komen, OHG. queman, G. kommen, Icel. koma, Sw. komma, Dan. komme, Goth. giman, L. venire (gvenire), Gr. ? to go, Skr. gam.… …

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  • 9 Come — Come, v. i. [imp. {Came}; p. p. {Come}; p. pr & vb. n. {Coming}.] [OE. cumen, comen, AS. cuman; akin to OS.kuman, D. komen, OHG. queman, G. kommen, Icel. koma, Sw. komma, Dan. komme, Goth. giman, L. venire (gvenire), Gr. ? to go, Skr. gam.… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 10 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… …

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  • 11 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;… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 12 Near the wind — Near 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.… …

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  • 13 near, nearly — Near is used as an adverb (come near me), as an adjective (the near side of the moon), as a preposition (near the house), and as a verb (the train nears the station). Nearly is an adverb only, with such meanings as almost, all but, intimately,… …

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  • 14 come up to — [v] meet expectations admit of comparison with, approach, arrive, bear comparison with, come near, compare with, equal, extend, get near, match, measure up to, rank with, reach, resemble, rival, stand comparison with; concept 667 …

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  • 15 come up — {v.} 1. To become a subject for discussion or decision to talk about or decide about. * / He was a good salesman, and price never came up until the very last, Mary said./ * /The question of wage increases came up at the board meeting./ * /Mayor… …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 16 come up — {v.} 1. To become a subject for discussion or decision to talk about or decide about. * / He was a good salesman, and price never came up until the very last, Mary said./ * /The question of wage increases came up at the board meeting./ * /Mayor… …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 17 come up to — come near, approach; add up to , have a sum of …

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  • 18 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 …

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  • 19 near — /nɪə / (say near) adverb 1. close: near by. 2. nigh; at, within, or to a short distance: to stand near. 3. close at hand in time: New Year s Day is near. 4. close in relation; closely with respect to connection, similarity, etc. 5. Chiefly… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 20 near — Synonyms and related words: 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,… …

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