What does nearest mean?

Definitions for nearest

Here are all the 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"


  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


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of nearest in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of nearest in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Thomas Fuller:

    A good friend is my nearest relation.

  2. North Carolina:

    Abject terror, climb up the nearest tree.

  3. Socrates:

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

  4. Aldous Huxley:

    After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music.

  5. Donald Trump:

    Why don't you take them out the nearest door instead of walking them through the whole place?

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