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nearer meaning

EN[ˈnɪɹɚ] [ˈnɪəɹə] [-ɪəɹə(ɹ)]
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    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
          • While I found wonderfully soft and untracked snow near the top, I ended up surprised by the firmer stuff in the chutes near the bottom, where small slides had sluffed away the soft, top layer.
          • “She will hopefully be restationed somewhere near Virginia by next year,” Lieutenant McLean said.
          • They spelled the horses and rested in the shade of some trees near a brook.
        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 dearer
          5. en neater
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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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