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Meaning of nearby by Wiktionary Dictionary

nearby


    Etymology

    near + by

    Adjective

    nearby ( comparative more nearby, superlative most nearby )

    1. adjacent, near, very close
      He stopped at a nearby store for some groceries .

    Adverb

    nearby ( comparative more nearby, superlative most nearby )

    1. next to, close to
      I'm glad my friends live nearby where I can visit them .

    Anagrams

    • barney, Barney


Explanation of nearby by Wordnet Dictionary

nearby


    Adverb
    1. not far away in relative terms

    2. she works nearby
      the planets orbiting nearby are Venus and Mars
    Adjective
    1. close at hand

    2. the nearby towns
      concentrated his study on the nearby planet Venus


    Definition of nearby by GCIDE Dictionary

    nearby


    1. nearby a. & adv. situated near; as, “the nearby towns”. Opposite of far away.