Definitions for nearbyˈnɪərˈbaɪ
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word nearby
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
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
The temple is nearby, God is far away.
When the mouse laughs at the cat there is a hole nearby.
When a rural school is electrified, a nearby clinic and growth point is covered too.
Our galaxy spans about 100,000 light-years, so this is definitely a very nearby solar neighborhood star.
The strike may have resulted in collateral damage to a nearby medical facility, this incident is under investigation.
Translations for nearby
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- nah, in der Nähe, nebenanGerman
- κοντινός, κοντάGreek
- próximo, cerca, cercano, cercanaSpanish
- proche, à proximitéFrench
- accanto, vicinoItalian
- nabij, dichtbijDutch
- неподалёку, рядом, близко, поблизостиRussian
- nablízku, blízko, vedľaSlovak
- i närheten, näraSwedish
- bên cạnh, gầnVietnamese
- nilik, niloVolapük
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