nearby meaning

  • Nearby (previously named WNM Live / Who's Near Me) is a location-based social networking service. Nearby was originally launched in June 2010.

    Definition of nearby in English Dictionary

  • AdjectiveCOMmore nearbySUPmost nearby
    1. adjacent, near, very close.
      1. He stopped at a nearby store for some groceries.
  • AdverbCOMmore nearbySUPmost nearby
    1. next to, close to.
      1. I'm glad my friends live nearby where I can visit them.
  • More Examples
    1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
      • Each ruin pub is unique, but they all share certain similarities. The main ingredient is usually an abandoned building, preferably with a vacant lot nearby to hold picnic tables and a few beer taps.
      • The sea was dangerous because of icebergs calving off the nearby glacier.
      • He has since opened BeerHeadZ in nearby Retford, and will open a micropub in Grantham, Lincolnshire, before Christmas.
  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
    1. Adjectives
      • Adverbs

      Other Vocabulary

      Look-Alike Words
      1. en nearly
      2. en Earby
      3. en early
      4. en nearer
      5. en weary
      Source: Wiktionary
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      Meaning of nearby for the defined word.

      Grammatically, this word "nearby" is an adjective. It's also an adverb.
      Difficultness: Level 4
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      Definiteness: Level 5
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