What does Nearby mean?

Definitions for Nearby
ˈnɪərˈbaɪNear·by

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. nearby(adverb)

    close at hand

    "the nearby towns"; "concentrated his study on the nearby planet Venus"

  2. nearby(adverb)

    not far away in relative terms

    "she works nearby"; "the planets orbiting nearby are Venus and Mars"

Wiktionary

  1. nearby(Adverb)

    next to, close to

    I'm glad my friends live nearby where I can visit them.

  2. nearby(Adjective)

    adjacent, near, very close

    He stopped at a nearby store for some groceries.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Nearby' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4078

  2. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Nearby' in Adverbs Frequency: #366

  3. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Nearby' in Adjectives Frequency: #561

Anagrams for Nearby »

  1. barney, Barney

  2. Barney

How to pronounce Nearby?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say Nearby in sign language?

  1. nearby

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Nearby in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Nearby in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of Nearby in a Sentence

  1. Monica Viego-Rodriguez:

    I haven't even seen a truck nearby. Polls are still down lines are down, I really have no idea. And it's been slowly coming back around the metro area, but I feel like my area has been forgotten. She said she does n’t know what the future will bring. Right now, we're scared about Puerto Rico's future. This is really, really serious for us, we don't know what's going to happen with us in the future. We don't know if we're going to keep getting some aid some help – it's scary for us. Help from U.S. mainland power companies has been coming in waves for months. But Monica Viego-Rodriguez still hasn't seen a light come on anywhere in Monica Viego-Rodriguez neighborhood since the hurricanes hit last fall. Monica Viego-Rodriguez can only buy perishable foods for Monica Viego-Rodriguez family that they can eat the same day.There is nowhere to store food other than a cooler that she keeps filled with ice on her balcony. More than 470,000 homes were damaged or destroyed, causing an estimated $ 140 billion in damages. As Puerto Rico experiences the longest and most devastating blackout in American history, 1,000 utility trucks and 1,500 workers from 22 electric companies from all over the U.S. are arriving on the island this week to help the existing crews on the job restore power. As crews carve their way through the catastrophic damage, their progress is slow. But they met a major milestone this month when 1 million customers had their power restored, and utility crews say they won't stop until everyone is back on line. Help from U.S. mainland power companies has been coming in waves for months. But some Puerto Rico residents say they still haven't seen a light come on anywhere in their neighborhood since the hurricanes hit last fall. ( REUTERS) There is no set timeframe, we're just here for the long haul.

  2. Abubakar Usman:

    I was hiding on a tree top since that Saturday night until this morning at 3 a.m., women in a nearby house brought us water and food ... We snuck out and on our way, we saw lots of dead soldiers and 10 bodies of women.

  3. Celestin Singirankabo:

    It was at around 8.00 p.m. last night when gunmen entered in a bar and opened fire, killing two people while two others were injured and were admitted in a nearby hospital of Ijenda.

  4. Wilmar Gil:

    I was nearby and heard an explosion, then my father screaming help, help! He almost bled to death, i was drawn to the job because of what happened to my father. It made my very sad seeing him like that. I think that this is something very, very inhumane. It's very barbaric.

  5. Derek Reisfield:

    I remember her in that apartment very well. When I finished school I lived and worked nearby, so I would see her often, we would all gather at my great aunt’s apartment and have a cocktail hour.

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