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    Definition of nearest in English Dictionary

  • AdjectiveBFnearCOMnearerSUF-est
    1. Closest to, superlative form of near: most near.
    2. Preposition
      1. closest to.
      2. More Examples
        1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
          • As for our current bald eagle restoration plan, hacking continued during 1986 with the release of 16 eagles at our megahack facility near Albany.
          • As shown previously, stable macrohaemodynamics in our model remained near the lower limit of the renal auto-regulatory range reported for anaesthetized rats.
          • 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 superlative forms
          • Prepositions

          Other Vocabulary

          Look-Alike Words
          1. en dearest
          2. en fearest
          3. en wearest
          4. en rearest
          5. en bearest
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          Meaning of nearest for the defined word.

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