What does nearer mean?

Definitions for nearer

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word nearer.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. nearer, nigher, closer(adverb)

    (comparative of `near' or `close') within a shorter distance

    "come closer, my dear!"; "they drew nearer"; "getting nearer to the true explanation"

Wiktionary

  1. nearer(Adjective)

    Less distant from.

  2. nearer(Preposition)

    Closer

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of nearer in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of nearer in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Johann von Goethe:

    Difficulties increase the nearer we approach our goal.

  2. William Wordsworth:

    Wisdom is ofttimes nearer when we stoop Than when we soar.

  3. La Rochefoucauld:

    Our enemies come nearer the truth in the opinions they form of us than we do in our opinion of ourselves.

  4. Doreen Bakeiha:

    Many people don't have time to seek health services so we are trying to pull the services nearer to the people.

  5. Andre Bakhos:

    The nearer-term picture is, consumers are enjoying lower gas prices; it's almost as if it is an alleviation of taxes.

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