What does nearer mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. nearer, nigher, closer(adverb)

    (comparative of `near' or `close') within a shorter distance

    "come closer, my dear!"; "they drew nearer"; "getting nearer to the true explanation"

Wiktionary

  1. nearer(Adjective)

    Less distant from.

  2. nearer(Preposition)

    Closer

How to pronounce nearer?

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

How to say nearer in sign language?

  1. nearer

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of nearer in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of nearer in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of nearer in a Sentence

  1. Johann von Goethe:

    Difficulties increase the nearer we approach our goal.

  2. Alexis Charles Henri Clrel de Tocqueville:

    Whoever has inhabited the United States must have perceived that in those parts of the Union in which the Negroes are no longer slaves the have in no wise drawn nearer to the whites. On the contrary, the prejudice of race appears to be stronger in the states that have abolished slavery than those where it still exists and nowhere is it intolerant as in those states where servitude has never been known.

  3. Proverb:

    The nearer the worship place, the farther from God

  4. John Burroughs:

    The lesson which life repeats and constantly enforces is 'look under foot.' You are always nearer the divine and the true sources of your power than you think.

  5. Princess Alice of the United Kingdom:

    Each year brings us nearer to the Wiedersehen [reunion with the dead], though it is sad to think how one's glass is running out, & how little good goes with it, compared to the numberless blessings we receive. Time goes incredibly fast.

Images & Illustrations of nearer

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