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Definitions for nearest
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. nearest, nighest, closestadverb

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

    "that was the time he came nearest to death"

Wiktionary

  1. nearestadjective

    closest to,

  2. nearestpreposition

    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

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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. County Commission Chairman John Koenig:

    October 1 refers to Las Vegas, the deadliest shooting in modern U.S. history. On Wednesday, county officials said they believe 1,000 to 3,000 people could potentially show up in the town of Amargosa Valley, which has a population of nearly 1,000 people. County Commission Chairman John Koenig laid out what could happen if a crowd that large ends up appearing inAmargosa. Nye County Commissioner Leo Blundo says if even 3,000 people show up to' Storm Area 51,' Nye County will put an enormous strain on the small town in Nevada. Be prepared not to have cell service, not to have Internet. There will probably be no water available, there will probably be no ice available because everything is going to sell out. There will probably be no gas left in the gas station, no food, nowhere to go potty, if youre coming, be prepared because its probably not going to be nice. STORM AREA 51 CRAZE CONTINUES AS 2M PEOPLE PLEDGE TO RAID SECRET GOVT MILITARY BASE He advised anyone planning to visit the area during the events should be prepared with food, water, and other essential items since those supplies will probably sell out very quickly. Authorities are also concerned about a massive influx of traffic that could lead to gridlock, stymying first responders and law enforcement if they are needed. County officials stressed they are worried that sources could get tied up with masses of people arriving on the lone highway in the area. Nye County commissioner Leo Blundo urged residents they should prepare by stocking up on food, water, gasoline, and prescription medication ahead of the weekend. Signs warn about trespassing at an entrance to the Nevada Test and Training Range near Area 51 outside of Rachel, Nev. ( AP Photo/John Locher, File) Cell phone service may also be impacted if thousands show up. Amargosa Town Board member Trevor Dolby told commissioners that cell phone towers in Amargosa Valley were not designed to support the thousands of people, according to FOX5. Whats scary is our 9-1-1 paging service goes through cell phones, Dolby said. CLICK HERE FOR THE FOX NEWS APP Earlier this month, neighboring Lincoln County drafted an emergency declaration but gave conditional approval for events in tiny towns near the once top-secret U.S. Air Force test area. that has long been a focus of UFO conspiracy theories. Alien-themed graffiti adorns a rock along the Extraterrestrial Highway, near Rachel, Nev. ( AP Photo/John Locher) TheLittle ALeInn in Rachelisscheduling an eventcalledAlienstockon Sept. 20-22, while The Alien Research Center souvenir shop in Hiko has planned a Sept. 20-21 expo. Those events in Hiko and Rachel would be about 100 miles from Amargosa Valley. Rachelswebsite says the nearest gas stations are located 50 miles south in Ash Springs and 110 miles north in Tonopah. Officials in two rural Nevada counties have signed a state of emergency declaration ahead of the' Storm Area 51' event ; William La Jeunesse reports.

  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. Cornelius Tacitus:

    I am my nearest neighbour.

  4. unknown:

    In the time of darkest defeat, victory may be nearest.

  5. 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.

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