What does Nearest mean?

Definitions for Nearest
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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

How to pronounce Nearest?

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

How to say Nearest in sign language?

  1. nearest

Numerology

  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

Examples of Nearest in a Sentence

  1. Robert Louis Stephenson:

    The best things in life are nearest Breath in your nostrils, light in your eyes, flowers at your feet, duties at your hand, the path of right just before you. Then do not grasp at the stars, but do life's plain, common work as it comes, certain that daily duties and daily bread are the sweetest things in life.

  2. Cato the Elder:

    I think the first virtue is to restrain the tongue he approaches nearest to gods who knows how to be silent, even though he is in the right.

  3. Charles Dickens, A Tale Of Two Cities:

    A wonderful fact to reflect upon, that every human creature is constituted to be that profound secret and mystery to every other. A solemn consideration, when I enter a great city by night, that every one of those darkly clustered houses encloses its own secret; that every room in every one of them encloses its own secret; that every beating heart in the hundreds of thousands of breasts there, is, in some of its imaginings, a secret to the heart nearest it!

  4. Bhaskar Gorti:

    I personally think we have a at least 2 to 3 years or more lead on our nearest competitor Ericsson (in software).

  5. Nate Greenberg:

    The average first-time franchisee has never taken out any form of business loan before, and their nearest understanding of financing is usually some form of consumer loan, it can be very frustrating for a new franchisee who comes from that background to learn the hard way that the lending sources who helped them buy their house or car are not necessarily the best sources to help them finance their franchise opportunity.

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