close at hand
"the nearby towns"; "concentrated his study on the nearby planet Venus"
not far away in relative terms
"she works nearby"; "the planets orbiting nearby are Venus and Mars"
next to, close to
I'm glad my friends live nearby where I can visit them.
adjacent, near, very close
He stopped at a nearby store for some groceries.
British National Corpus
Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'nearby' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4078
Rank popularity for the word 'nearby' in Adverbs Frequency: #366
Rank popularity for the word 'nearby' in Adjectives Frequency: #561
The numerical value of nearby in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of nearby in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
The temple is nearby, God is far away.
When the mouse laughs at the cat there is a hole nearby.
It was very cold, terribly cold. Nearby ships sprayed water from their hydrants (to fight the fire) and we were completely wet.
Only the most extraordinary men can choose the remote cliffs as their graveyards; others are always condemned to nearby city gardens!
He remained unconscious, and was taken to a nearby clinic, where he had difficulty breathing, he was then transported to Phebe hospital, two hours away, where he was declared dead by doctors.
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Translations for nearby
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- nah, in der Nähe, nebenanGerman
- κοντινός, κοντάGreek
- próximo, cerca, cercano, cercanaSpanish
- proche, à proximitéFrench
- accanto, vicino, nelle vicinanzeItalian
- nabij, dichtbijDutch
- неподалёку, рядом, близко, поблизостиRussian
- nablízku, blízko, vedľaSlovak
- i närheten, näraSwedish
- bên cạnh, gầnVietnamese
- nilik, niloVolapük
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