What does nearest mean?

Definitions for nearest
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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
    US English
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Indian

How to say nearest in sign language?

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. Paul Butler:

    This made Barnard's star the most important star in the sky because it is the nearest single star in the sky.

  2. Philo Judaeus:

    The air is full of souls those who are nearest to earth descending to be tied to mortal bodies return to other bodies, desiring to live in them.

  3. Booker T. Washington:

    Success in life is founded upon attention to the small things rather than to the large things; to the every day things nearest to us rather than to the things that are remote and uncommon.

  4. Martin Slidel:

    And the nearest season is imagination.

  5. Donald Trump:

    Why don't you take them out the nearest door instead of walking them through the whole place?

Images & Illustrations of nearest

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