draw+near

  • 1 draw near — {v. phr.} To approach; come near. * /The time is drawing near when this century will end and the next will begin./ …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 2 draw near — {v. phr.} To approach; come near. * /The time is drawing near when this century will end and the next will begin./ …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 3 draw near — index accost, approach, approximate, border (approach), gravitate, impend Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton …

    Law dictionary

  • 4 draw near — verb move towards (Freq. 3) We were approaching our destination They are drawing near The enemy army came nearer and nearer • Syn: ↑approach, ↑near, ↑come on, ↑go up, ↑ …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 5 draw near — Synonyms and related words: accost, advance, anticipate, approach, appropinquate, approximate, await, be destined, be fated, be imminent, be in store, be to be, be to come, bear down on, bear down upon, bear up, brew, close, close in, close with …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 6 draw near — (also draw nigh) Approach, come near …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 7 draw\ near — v. phr. To approach; come near. The time is drawing near when this century will end and the next will begin …

    Словарь американских идиом

  • 8 draw near — verb To approach, move toward. I became nervous as my wedding day drew near …

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  • 9 draw near — get near, come close …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 10 Draw — Draw, v. i. 1. To pull; to exert strength in drawing anything; to have force to move anything by pulling; as, a horse draws well; the sails of a ship draw well. [1913 Webster] Note: A sail is said to draw when it is filled with wind. [1913… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 11 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

  • 12 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… …

    English World dictionary

  • 13 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] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 14 draw — draw1 W1S1 [dro: US dro:] v past tense drew [dru:] past participle drawn [dro:n US dro:n] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(picture)¦ 2 draw (somebody s) attention 3 draw a conclusion 4 draw a comparison/parallel/distinction etc 5¦(get a reaction)¦ 6¦(attract)¦ 7¦(get… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 15 draw — draw1 [ drɔ ] (past tense drew [ dru ] ; past participle drawn [ drɔn ] ) verb *** ▸ 1 create picture ▸ 2 move slowly/smoothly ▸ 3 pull something ▸ 4 get information from ▸ 5 choose someone/something ▸ 6 compare two things ▸ 7 get particular… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 16 draw — I UK [drɔː] / US [drɔ] verb Word forms draw : present tense I/you/we/they draw he/she/it draws present participle drawing past tense drew UK [druː] / US [dru] past participle drawn UK [drɔːn] / US [drɔn] *** 1) a) [intransitive/transitive] to… …

    English dictionary

  • 17 draw — [c]/drɔ / (say draw) verb (drew /dru / (say drooh), drawn, drawing) –verb (t) 1. (sometimes followed by along, away, in, out …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 18 draw — 1 verb past tense drew, past participle drawn PICTURE/DESCRIPTION 1 WITH PENCIL (I, T) to make a picture of something with a pencil or pen: Can I draw your portrait? | I ve never been able to draw well. | draw sb sth/draw sth for sb: Hans drew… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 19 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,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 20 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