Definitions for nearest

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word nearest

Princeton's WordNet

  1. nearest, nighest, closest(adverb)

    (superlative of `near' or `close') within the shortest distance

    "that was the time he came nearest to death"

Wiktionary

  1. nearest(Adjective)

    closest to,

  2. nearest(Preposition)

    closest to

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'nearest' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4630

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'nearest' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3610

Anagrams for nearest »

  1. earnest, Earnest

  2. eastern

  3. estrane

  4. sterane

  5. Earnest

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Cornelius Tacitus:

    I am my nearest neighbour.

  2. Thomas Fuller:

    A good friend is my nearest relation.

  3. Martin Slidel:

    And the nearest season is imagination.

  4. North Carolina:

    Abject terror, climb up the nearest tree.

  5. Socrates:

    Having the fewest wants, I am nearest to the gods.

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