What does nearest mean?

Definitions for nearest
near·est

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word nearest.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. nearest, nighest, closest(adverb)

    (superlative of `near' or `close') within the shortest distance

    "that was the time he came nearest to death"

Wiktionary

  1. nearest(Adjective)

    closest to,

  2. nearest(Preposition)

    closest to

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'nearest' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4630

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'nearest' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3610

Anagrams for nearest »

  1. earnest, Earnest

  2. eastern

  3. estrane

  4. sterane

  5. Earnest

How to pronounce nearest?

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

How to say nearest in sign language?

  1. nearest

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of nearest in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of nearest in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of nearest in a Sentence

  1. Lifelong New Yorker Andy Maskin:

    It’s about an hour and change from the nearest interstate. It is far. And you look at Google maps and it’s just this cute little town and they have a website with a video with the motto that says ‘Life as it should be,’ and that really appealed to me because it’s so different from my way of life.

  2. Vladimir Kozhin:

    The talks are already over, everything is already decided - both the timeframe and the sums, i hope that in the nearest future an agreement will be signed on breaking the contract, and then the sum that France will pay us will be announced.

  3. Gomez Cora:

    The Pumas say there is nothing nicer than playing at home and although this is not at home, we always play so far away, we don’t have any tournament in which we are hosts, the nearest is 14 hours by plane, playing near home will lift the lads because they say' I want to show what I do around the world because they never see it because I play far away', friends and family will be there and that can be a plus.

  4. David Harkey:

    When people are forced to walk long distances to the nearest signalized intersection, they are more likely to choose the riskier option of sprinting across multiple lanes of traffic, communities can improve safety by providing more options to safely cross.

  5. Mick Fleetwood:

    I'm a huge supporter of anything that nurtures creativity, the nearest thing that you'd get in this conversation which is vaguely political would be for the survival of the creative arts in school at the youngest age possible through university.

Images & Illustrations of nearest

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