Engelsk ordbok

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Engelsk adjektiv: near

1. near not far distant in time or space or degree or circumstances

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningNear neighbors.
In the near future.
They are near equals.
His nearest approach to success.
A very near thing.
A near hit by the bomb.
She was near tears.
She was close to tears.
Had a close call.

Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)close, nigh

Uttrykk med lignende betydningadjacent, hot, nearby, warm

Kjennetegner disse uttrykkenedistance

Uttrykk med motsatt betydning (antonymer)far

2. near being on the left side

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe near or nigh horse is the one on the left.
The animal's left side is its near or nigh side.

Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)nigh

Uttrykk med lignende betydningleft

Uttrykk med motsatt betydning (antonymer)right

3. near closely resembling the genuine article

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningNear beer.
A dress of near satin.

Uttrykk med lignende betydningartificial, unreal

Uttrykk med motsatt betydning (antonymer)natural

4. near giving or spending with reluctance

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningOur cheeseparing administration.
Very close (or near) with his money.
A penny-pinching miserly old man.

Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)cheeseparing, close, penny-pinching, skinny

Uttrykk med lignende betydningstingy, ungenerous

Uttrykk med motsatt betydning (antonymer)generous

5. near with or in a close or intimate relationship

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningA good friend.
My sisters and brothers are near and dear.

Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)dear, good

Uttrykk med lignende betydningclose

Uttrykk med motsatt betydning (antonymer)distant, remote

6. near very close in resemblance

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningSketched in an approximate likeness.
A near likeness.

Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)approximate

Uttrykk med lignende betydningclose

Uttrykk med motsatt betydning (antonymer)distant, remote

Engelsk adverb: near

1. near near in time or place or relationship

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningAs the wedding day drew near.
Stood near the door.
Don't shoot until they come near.
Getting near to the true explanation.
Her mother is always near.
The end draws nigh.
The bullet didn't come close.
Don't get too close to the fire.

Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)close, nigh

2. near (of actions or states) slightly short of or not quite accomplished; all but

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe job is (just) about done.
The baby was almost asleep when the alarm sounded.
We're almost finished.
The car all but ran her down.
He nearly fainted.
Talked for nigh onto 2 hours.
The recording is well-nigh perfect.
Virtually all the parties signed the contract.
I was near exhausted by the run.
Most everyone agrees.

Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)about, almost, most, nearly, nigh, virtually, well-nigh

Engelsk verb: near

1. near (om bevegelse) move towards

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningWe were approaching our destination.
They are drawing near.
The enemy army came nearer and nearer.

Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)approach, come near, come on, draw close, draw near, go up

AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s.
Somebody ----s something

Mindre spesifikke uttrykkcome, come up

Mere spesifikke uttrykkbear down on, bear down upon, close, crowd, drive up, edge in, edge up, push

Kan forårsakeadvance, go on, march on, move on, pass on, progress

Utsagnsord med lignende betydningapproach, come near

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