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. Nate Greenberg:

    The average first-time franchisee has never taken out any form of business loan before, and their nearest understanding of financing is usually some form of consumer loan, it can be very frustrating for a new franchisee who comes from that background to learn the hard way that the lending sources who helped them buy their house or car are not necessarily the best sources to help them finance their franchise opportunity.

  2. Albert Einstein:

    A human being is part of a whole, called by us the 'Universe,' a part limited in time and space. He experiences himself, his thoughts and feelings, as something separated from the rest--a kind of optical delusion of his consciousness. This delusion is a kind of prison for us, restricting us to our personal desires and to affection for a few persons nearest us. Our task must be to free ourselves from this prison by widening our circles of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature in its beauty.

  3. Fabo Feng:

    GJ 433 d is the nearest, widest and coldest Neptune-like planet ever detected.

  4. Albert Einstein:

    A human being is part of a whole, called by us the Universe, a part limited in time and space. He experiences himself, his thoughts and feelings, as something separated from the rest--a kind of optical delusion of his consciousness. This delusion is a kind of prison for us, restricting us to our personal desires and to affection for a few persons nearest us. Our task must be to free ourselves from this prison by widening our circles of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature in its beauty.

  5. Thomas Fuller:

    A good friend is my nearest relation.

Images & Illustrations of nearest

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