Definition of Nears

1. Verb. (third-person singular of near) ¹



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Definition of Nears

1. near [v] - See also: near

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nears

neared
nearer
nearest
nearest neighbor frequency
nearfield
nearfields
nearhand
nearing
nearish
nearlier
nearliest
nearly
nearly never bulled a cow
nearness
nearnesses
nears (current term)
nearshore
nearshores
nearside
nearsides
nearsighted
nearsightedly
nearsightedness
nearsightednesses
nearthrosis
neat
neat's-foot oil
neat-freak
neatball

Literary usage of Nears

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1. The Canadian Handbook and Tourist's Guide: Giving a Description of Canadian by Henry Beaumont Small, John Taylor (1867)
"As the traveller nears Montreal the towering hills of Beloeil, Yamaska, Rougemont, Mount Johnson and Boucherville diversify the view, till, passing through ..."

2. Two War Years in Constantinople by Harry Stuermer (1917)
"... murderous work nears completion— The great Arabian and Syrian Separatist movement —The defection of the Emir of Mecca and the great Arabian catastrophe. ..."

3. The Ohio Country Between the Years 1783 and 1815: Including Military by Charles Elihu Slocum (1910)
"... Most Momentous Campaign—Builds Forts Adams and Defiance—The Enemy Flees—Wayne "s Last Overture for Peace—The Army nears the Enemy—Builds Fort Deposit, ..."

4. Time Flies: A Reading Diary by Christina Georgina Rossetti (1902)
"... and store to store, Still grasping more, and seeking more, While step by step Death nears the door? April 16. SOME people have it as their lifelong ..."

5. The Greek Christian Poets and the English Poets by Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1863)
"Perhaps he nears them with a gentle mind,— They love his love, though foreign to their kind! For so the island giveth winged teachers, In true love lessons, ..."

6. The Mormon Menace by John Doyle Lee, Alfred Henry Lewis (1905)
"CHAPTER XXIII LEE nears THE END MANY people think that Brigham cut me off from the Church and refused to recognize me following the massacre. ..."

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