Nearness

(Roget's Thesaurus)
<- N
PARAG:Nearness->N
GRP: \\ N \\ 1
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ nearness
nearness
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ proximity
proximity
propinquity
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ vicinity
vicinity
vicinage
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ neighborhood
neighborhood
adjacency
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ contiguity
contiguity
&c. 199
GRP: \\ N \\ 2
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ short distance
short distance
short step
short cut
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ earshot
earshot
close quarters
stone's throw
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ bow shot
bow shot
gun shot
pistol shot
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ hair's breadth
hair's breadth
span
GRP: \\ N \\ 3
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ purlieus
purlieus
neighborhood
vicinage
environs
alentours
suburbs
confines
banlieue
borderland
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ whereabouts
whereabouts
GRP: \\ N \\ 4
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ bystander
bystander
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ neighbor
neighbor
borderer
GRP: \\ N \\ 5
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ approach
approach
&c. 286
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ convergence
convergence
&c. 290
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ perihelion
perihelion
PARAG:Nearness->V
GRP: \\ V \\ 1
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ be near
be near
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ adjoin
adjoin
hang about
trench on
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ border upon
border upon
verge upon
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ stand by
stand by
approximate
tread on the heels of
cling to
clasp
hug
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ huddle
huddle
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ hang upon the skirts of
hang upon the skirts of
hover over
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ burn
burn
GRP: \\ V \\ 2
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ bring near
bring near
draw near
&c. 286
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ converge
converge
&c. 290
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ crowd
crowd
&c. 72
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ place side by side
place side by side
&c.->Adv.
PARAG:Nearness->Adj
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ near
near
nigh
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ close at hand
close at hand
near at hand
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ close
close
neighboring
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ bordering upon
bordering upon
contiguous
adjacent
adjoining
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ proximate
proximate
proximal
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ at hand
at hand
handy
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ near the mark
near the mark
near run
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ home
home
intimate
PARAG:Nearness->Adv
GRP: \\ Adv \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ near
near
nigh
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ hard by
hard by
fast by
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ close to
close to
close upon
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ hard upon
hard upon
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ at the point of
at the point of
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ next door to
next door to
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ within reach
within reach
within call
within hearing
within earshot
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ within an ace of
within an ace of
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ but a step
but a step
not far from
at no great distance
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ on the verge of
on the verge of
on the brink of
on the skirts of
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ in the environs
in the environs
&c.->N.
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ at one's door
at one's door
at one's feet
at one's elbow
at one's finger's end
at one's side
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ on the tip of one's tongue
on the tip of one's tongue
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ under one's nose
under one's nose
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ within a stone's throw
within a stone's throw
&c.->N.
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ in sight of
in sight of
in presence of
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ at close quarters
at close quarters
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ cheek by jole
cheek by jole
cheek by jowl
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ beside
beside
alongside
side by side
tete-a-tete
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ in juxtaposition
in juxtaposition
&c.(touching) 199
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ yardarm to yardarm
yardarm to yardarm
at the heels of
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ on the confines of
on the confines of
at the threshold
bordering upon
verging to
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ in the way
in the way
GRP: \\ Adv \\ 2
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 2 \\ about
about
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 2 \\ here abouts
here abouts
there abouts
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 2 \\ roughly
roughly
in round numbers
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 2 \\ approximately
approximately
approximatively
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 2 \\ as good as
as good as
well-nigh

English dictionary for students. 2013.

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  • nearness — noun see near III …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • nearness — noun The state of being near. Syn: closeness, proximity Ant: distantness, remoteness …   Wiktionary

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