What does nearby mean?

Definitions for nearby
ˈnɪərˈbaɪnear·by

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. nearbyadverb

    close at hand

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

  2. nearbyadverb

    not far away in relative terms

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

Wiktionary

  1. nearbyadverb

    next to, close to

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

  2. nearbyadjective

    adjacent, near, very close

    He stopped at a nearby store for some groceries.

Wikipedia

  1. Nearby

    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.

ChatGPT

  1. nearby

    Nearby refers to a close proximity or short distance from a certain point or location. It implies that a person, object, or place is not far away and can be reached relatively easily or quickly. The specific distance that is considered "nearby" can vary depending on the context.

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

  2. Barney

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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. Noah Rose:

    I was surprised that immediate habitat didn't have much of an effect -- mosquitoes in forests and nearby towns had similar behavior, we thought that maybe moving into human landscapes would be a key driver of attraction to human hosts. But it seems like mosquitoes fly back and forth too readily between these habitats for their behavior to diverge in many cases.

  2. Khuda Buksh:

    Sensing the precarious scenario of household food insecurity, many male family members have already headed toward nearby urban areas in search of jobs to tackle the emerging situation.

  3. Gagan Gupta:

    If we were living in a similar house in a nearby town, we'd be paying three times what we are here in Westchester County, easily, if not more. we wouldn't be able to capitalize on a lot of that for deductions.

  4. Sukhdas Mahatma:

    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.

  5. Lynn Cuny:

    The best advice is for people to leave wild animals alone, especially babies, because their parents are almost always nearby, anytime you take a baby wild animal in, you've made their situation worse.

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