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?

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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. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    Only the most extraordinary men can choose the remote cliffs as their graveyards; others are always condemned to nearby city gardens!

  2. Amit Etkin:

    If we get out of our box of thinking depression, schizophrenia, bipolar disorder are things that have one set of treatments and start to look at the boxes nearby and draw on tools from those other boxes, that can’t hurt our patient, [It can] only help our ability to treat clinically but also from the research side, [entice] us to think differently about what kind of circuitry to try to intervene with to help people.

  3. Anuj Somany:

    The personal economy is purchasing the product from the nearby zone even if it means paying a little more than going to a distant places to buy the same thing for an insignificant saving on its price.

  4. Donald Trump:

    Homicides last year increased by 17 percent in America's 50 largest cities. That's the largest increase in 25 years, in our nation's capital, killings have risen by 50 percent. They're up nearly 60 percent in nearby Baltimore.

  5. Daniel Brothers:

    A bathymetric survey at the time, which only imaged relatively shallow seafloor, down to 180 meters( 330 feet) deep, did not reveal evidence of a landslide in nearby Dangerous Passage or the other waterways around Chenega, alternate explanations involving seafloor movement during the earthquake did not fit the timing and severity of the Chenega tsunami as described by eyewitnesses.

Images & Illustrations of nearby

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