nearer meaning

EN[ˈnɪɹɚ] [ˈnɪəɹə] [-ɪəɹə(ɹ)]

    Definition of nearer in English Dictionary

  • AdjectiveBFnearSUPnearest
    1. Less distant from. comparative form of near: more near.
    2. Preposition
      1. Closer.
      2. More Examples
        1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
          • Patients with convergence insufficiency type exotropia, exodeviation greater at near than at distance of ≥10Δ, were excluded.
          • The outpost near the border was used as a staging area for the army's invasion.
          • The purpose of the tramper is to pack the lint into the press box under the restraining dogs near the top end of the press box.
        2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
          • The sheep skedaddled as soon as the shepherd’s dog came near.
      • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
        1. Adjectives
          • Adjective forms
            • Adjective comparative forms
          • Prepositions

          Other Vocabulary

          Look-Alike Words
          1. en wearer
          2. en tearer
          3. en neare
          4. en neater
          5. en searer
          Source: Wiktionary
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          Meaning of nearer for the defined word.

          Grammatically, this word "nearer" is an adjective, more specifically, an adjective form. It's also a preposition.
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