Engelsk ordbog

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Engelsk tillægsord: 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.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)close, nigh

Termer med lignende betydningadjacent, hot, nearby, warm


Termer med modsat 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.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)nigh

Termer med lignende betydningleft

Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)right

3. near closely resembling the genuine article

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

Termer med lignende betydningartificial, unreal

Termer med modsat 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.

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

Termer med lignende betydningstingy, ungenerous

Termer med modsat 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.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)dear, good

Termer med lignende betydningclose

Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)distant, remote

6. near very close in resemblance

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

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)approximate

Termer med lignende betydningclose

Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)distant, remote

Engelsk biord: 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.

Termer 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.

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

Engelsk udsagnsord: near

1. near (om bevægelse) move towards

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

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

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

Mindre specifikke termercome, come up

Mere specifikke termerbear down on, bear down upon, close, crowd, drive up, edge in, edge up, push

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

Udsagnsord med lignende betydningapproach, come near

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