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.

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

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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. John Grunsfeld:

    I think we're one generation away in our solar system, whether it's on an icy moon or on Mars, and one generation [away] on a planet around a nearby star.

  2. Steve Dean:

    Tinder says, ‘Do whatever the hell you want; we’re just going to show you people who are nearby and likely to start talking to you,’?.

  3. Todd Becker:

    When you look out on the curve beyond some of the nearby noise around the Brazilian currency and the sugar harvest, we remain competitive.

  4. Imre Bartos:

    A nearby gamma-ray burst would result in a mass extinction.

  5. Vice Health Minister Kim Gang-lip:

    There are still many patients arising from Daegu and nearby regions ... and sporadic infections continue to emerge elsewhere, though they're not spreading as fast, in fact, now is the time to concentrate all our capabilities to bring a clear reduction in infections.

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