What does nearer mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. nearer, nigher, closeradverb

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

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

Wiktionary

  1. neareradjective

    Less distant from.

  2. nearerpreposition

    Closer

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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. Andre Bakhos:

    The nearer-term picture is, consumers are enjoying lower gas prices; it's almost as if it is an alleviation of taxes.

  2. 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.

  3. John J. Ferguson:

    I suppose that the nearer a conception comes towards finality, the nearer the dynamic relation out of which this concept arose, inevitably draws to a close. So it may be surmised, on one hand, to know is to lose. It may be argued, then, tis better to be ignorant, and blissful!

  4. Thomas Jefferson:

    The man who never looks into a newspaper is better informed than he who reads them; inasmuch as he who knows nothing is nearer to the truth than he whose mind is filled with falsehoods and errors.

  5. Stephen Lovegrove:

    It is impossible to know that (...) we find difficulties at the site which are pretty much unprecedented, i would hope (the cost estimate) won't go up and hope we are getting nearer to a place where the NDA and Sellafield Ltd are getting to grips with problems at the site.

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