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Definitions for Nearby
This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word Nearby.
close at hand
"the nearby towns"; "concentrated his study on the nearby planet Venus"
not far away in relative terms
"she works nearby"; "the planets orbiting nearby are Venus and Mars"
next to, close to
I'm glad my friends live nearby where I can visit them.
adjacent, near, very close
He stopped at a nearby store for some groceries.
Nearby (previously named WNM Live / Who's Near Me) was a location-based social networking service. Nearby was originally launched in June 2010.. The site closed in September 2021 following a significant data break.
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Rank popularity for the word 'Nearby' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4078
Rank popularity for the word 'Nearby' in Adverbs Frequency: #366
Rank popularity for the word 'Nearby' in Adjectives Frequency: #561
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The numerical value of Nearby in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of Nearby in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
Examples of Nearby in a Sentence
Two young men came to me that night and asked me to announce on the loudspeaker that there's a carcass of a cow lying nearby, they pressured me to make that announcement. What could I do? I had to make that announcement.
I grew up in the east side of Detroit in an area where there was very little, except for a lot of scarcity, poverty and hunger, but I never woke up saying, 'I'm an orphan again today, isn't this terrible? Poor me,' (...) there were a couple of very affluent neighborhoods nearby, but I never thought for one second that those people had more than I had. It just seemed that they got what they were entitled to, and if I really wanted those things, then I would have them, too.
Obviously the grimmest situation, I haven’t witnessed it first-hand, are in those towns that are under heavy shelling here around Kyivand where the government is trying to create these humanitarian corridors to bring the people out, i went to one of the suburbs … in the eastern part of Kyivwhich was supposed to receive these people who were supposed to be evacuated from the nearby villages and towns. According to the government, there were three corridors and three convoys of busses went to pick them up.
All the ponds, reservoirs and water bodies which earlier supplied water in areas of Tikamgarh have dried up. With no water available for irrigation, farmers have abandoned their crops and are migrating to nearby urban areas in search of livelihood and for sustenance. Life is really hard for them, the situation has never been so bad.
We definitely want to get it resolved as quickly as possible. The victim’s family deserves it, at this point he could be a lot of places, said Steve Anthony, the special agent in charge of the FBI's Cleveland division. He could be nearby, he could be far away or anywhere in-between.
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- nah, in der Nähe, nebenanGerman
- κοντά, κοντινόςGreek
- cercana, próximo, cercano, cercaSpanish
- proche, à proximitéFrench
- nelle vicinanze, accanto, vicinoItalian
- dichtbij, nabijDutch
- поблизости, близко, рядом, неподалёкуRussian
- nablízku, vedľa, blízkoSlovak
- i närheten, näraSwedish
- gần, bên cạnhVietnamese
- nilik, niloVolapük
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