near Examples

EN[nɪə(ɹ)] [nɪɹ] [nɛə] [-ɪə(r)]

    Examples of near in a Sentence

  • Examples of near
    1. "This is a street fight," he proclaimed to an anticasino group near Baltimore as he distributed "casiNO" buttons."
    2. In a 3-to-2 vote, town officials in Brattleboro passed an emergency antinudity ordinance for main roads and near schools and places of worship.
    3. The car was near the back of the train. ‎
    4. Other textiles can be found on the walls and floor of Joss Graham’s booth, which has a cheerful bazaarlike atmosphere. Mr. Graham has also organized a tented installation of Indian turbans from Rajasthan near the cafe area.
    5. The show focuses on three women, including the kittenish, outlandishly bosomed Keri, and Fran, a near-ringer for Mary Wilson of the Supremes .
    6. We're right near the lifeguard station. Come by before you leave.
    7. circumvallate papillae, near the base of the tongue
    8. They may be near the back of the pack now, but one of them is likely to emerge to vie with Howard Dean, the cybergenic former governor of Vermont [ …]
    9. We have a chopper down near the river.
  • Examples of nears
    1. The ship nears the land.
  • Examples of nearer
    1. We are nearer hand to the great coal districts, and there is a tendency for the men to go there. We are nearer hand to the great mining centres than are those that Mr. Scott represented
    2. Of this we may be sure, that the most haphazard guess at the cause by the most unlettered, nowaday, will be nearer the mark-thanks to the diffusion of knowledge—than were the speculations of the learned, ages ago [ …]
    3. Objective assessment is good but defeatism will reduce our potentials even when the prospects for victory have never been nearer.
  • Examples of neared
    1. The horse broke into a gallop as they neared the barn.
  • Examples of nearing
    1. The drop which thou shakest from thy wet hand, rests not where it falls, but to-morrow thou findest it swept away; already on the wings of the North-wind, it is nearing the Tropic of Cancer.
  • Examples of nearest
    1. They also recorded the distance of each child’s home from the nearest limited-access highway and from other major nonfreeway roads.
    2. At this, the men nearest unto the door came backwards in a surge, being put in sudden fear by reason of the Thing being so near; but the bo'sun held up a hand, bidding them, in a low voice, to make no unneedful noise.
    3. We signalled to the nearest dancer, who came twirlingly over to us.
    4. In case of fire, get out by the nearest exit.
    5. A good place for watching this harried, inchoate process is the café nearest the church, whose specialty is affogato (stifled or suffocated or drowned).
    6. ... each of the marchers took his place beside the number nearest to him.
    7. I have conged with the duke, done my adieu with his nearest.
    8. The culprits were hanged from the nearest tree. ‎
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