draw+nigh

  • 1 draw nigh — See draw near …

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  • 2 draw nigh — approach, come close (rarely used) …

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  • 3 draw nigh — …

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  • 4 nigh — [ naı ] adverb be/draw nigh LITERARY to be going to happen soon: The end of the world is nigh! nigh on something OLD FASHIONED almost: NEARLY …

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  • 5 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… …

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  • 6 draw — [drô] vt. drew, drawn, drawing [ME drawen < OE dragan, akin to ON draga, to drag, Ger tragen, to bear, carry < IE base * dherāgh , to pull, draw along > L trahere, to pull, draw] I indicating traction 1. to make move toward one or along… …

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  • 7 Nigh — Nigh, v. t. & i. To draw nigh (to); to approach; to come near. [Obs.] Wyclif (Matt. iii. 2). [1913 Webster] …

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  • 8 nigh — Synonyms and related words: about, all but, almost, along toward, approach, approaching, approximate, approximating, arm in arm, around, as good as, aside, at close quarters, at hand, at next hand, beside, bordering on, burning, by, cheek by jowl …

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  • 9 nigh — adverb 1 nigh on old fashioned almost: There were nigh on 40 people there. 2 literary near: draw nigh (=come near or be about to happen soon): Winter draws nigh. see also: well­nigh …

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  • 10 nigh — 1. adjective /naɪ/ near, close by, almost The end is nigh! Syn: close, close by, close to, near See Also: near, next, neighbor …

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  • 11 nigh — UK [naɪ] / US adverb Word forms nigh : comparative nigher superlative nighest be/draw nigh literary to be going to happen soon The end of the world is nigh! nigh on something …

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  • 12 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 …

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  • 13 draw — Synonyms and related words: Tweedledum and Tweedledee, abbreviate, abysm, abyss, accept, acquire, act on, adduct, adduction, admit, advance, affinity, allowance, allure, allurement, amount to, appeal, approach, argue into, arrange, arrive, arroyo …

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  • 14 draw on — Synonyms and related words: act on, allure, anticipate, appear, approach, argue, arise, assume, attract, await, bait, bait the hook, be destined, be fated, be imminent, be in store, be to be, be to come, bear upon, becharm, bewitch, blandish,… …

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  • 15 draw — v 1. pull, tug, magnetize, Physiol. adduct; tow, haul, lug, drag, yank, hale; take in tow, lead, Naut. warp, Naut. kedge. 2. pull out, take out, extract, bring out; unsheathe, bare, produce, pull a gun. 3. attract, allure, invite, lure, entice;… …

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

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  • 17 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… …

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  • 18 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… …

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  • 19 nigh — I. adverb Etymology: Middle English, from Old English nēah; akin to Old High German nāh, adverb, nigh, preposition, nigh, after, Old Norse nā nigh Date: before 12th century 1. near in place, time, or relationship often used with on, onto, or unto …

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  • 20 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, ↑ …

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