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?

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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. Simone Weil:

    A science which does not bring us nearer to God is worthless.

  2. Professor Wass:

    Many more consumer items -- sports equipment, bicycle frames, you can imagine in much nearer terms, maybe two years before we can start to see these things happening.

  3. La Rochefoucauld:

    Our enemies come nearer the truth in the opinions they form of us than we do in our opinion of ourselves.

  4. Jean Baudrillard:

    Holidays are in no sense an alternative to the congestion and bustle of cities and work. Quite the contrary. People look to escape into an intensification of the conditions of ordinary life, into a deliberate aggravation of those conditions: further from nature, nearer to artifice, to abstraction, to total pollution, to well above average levels of stress, pressure, concentration and monotony -- this is the ideal of popular entertainment. No one is interested in overcoming alienation; the point is to plunge into it to the point of ecstasy. That is what holidays are for.

  5. Anuj Somany:

    A man who is nearer to the woman in love relationship is only in proportion farther from his wisdom.

Images & Illustrations of nearer

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