near, close, nigh(adj)
not far distant in time or space or degree or circumstances
"near neighbors"; "in the near future"; "they are near equals"; "his nearest approach to success"; "a very near thing"; "a near hit by the bomb"; "she was near tears"; "she was close to tears"; "had a close call"
being on the left side
"the near or nigh horse is the one on the left"; "the animal's left side is its near or nigh side"
near, nigh, close(adverb)
near in time or place or relationship
"as the wedding day drew near"; "stood near the door"; "don't shoot until they come near"; "getting near to the true explanation"; "her mother is always near"; "The end draws nigh"; "the bullet didn't come close"; "don't get too close to the fire"
about, almost, most, nearly, near, nigh, virtually, well-nigh(adverb)
(of actions or states) slightly short of or not quite accomplished; all but
"the job is (just) about done"; "the baby was almost asleep when the alarm sounded"; "we're almost finished"; "the car all but ran her down"; "he nearly fainted"; "talked for nigh onto 2 hours"; "the recording is well-nigh perfect"; "virtually all the parties signed the contract"; "I was near exhausted by the run"; "most everyone agrees"
To draw nigh (to); to approach; to come near.
Achieving the summit in a single day is well-nigh impossible.
near, close by, almost
The end is nigh!
near; close to
When the Moon is horned ... is it not ever nigh the Sun?
Origin: neah, neh, from nēhw.
not distant or remote in place or time; near
not remote in degree, kindred, circumstances, etc.; closely allied; intimate
in a situation near in place or time, or in the course of events; near
almost; nearly; as, he was nigh dead
to draw nigh (to); to approach; to come near
near to; not remote or distant from
Origin: [AS. neh, nh. See Nigh, a.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
nī, adj. near: not distant in place or time: not far off in degree, kindred, &c.: close.—adv. nearly: almost.—prep. near to: not distant from.—adv. Nigh′ly, nearly: within a little.—n. Nigh′ness, the state or quality of being nigh: nearness. [A.S. néah, néh; Dut. na, Ger. nahe.]
The numerical value of nigh in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of nigh in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
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- доближавам се, приближавам сеBulgarian
- nah bei, beinahe, nahe, nahezuGerman
- cerca, cercanoSpanish
- نزدیک, نزدیک شدنPersian
- lähestyä, lähes, lähelläFinnish
- proche, s'approcherFrench
- arti, šaliaLithuanian
- dichtbij, nabij, naderbijDutch
- blisko, bliskiPolish
- возле, близиться, близко, ближний, близкий, рядом, приближаться, почти, около, приблизительноRussian
- u blizini, blizuSerbo-Croatian
- när, närpå, nära, närma, nästanSwedish
- neredeyse, yaklaşmak, yakınTurkish
- ở gầnVietnamese
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