Definition of Nigh

1. Adjective. Not far distant in time or space or degree or circumstances. "Had a close call"

Exact synonyms: Close, Near
Attributes: Distance
Similar to: Adjacent, Nearby, Warm, Hot
Derivative terms: Closeness, Nearness
Antonyms: Far



2. Adverb. Near in time or place or relationship. "Don't get too close to the fire"
Exact synonyms: Close, Near

3. Adjective. Being on the left side. "The animal's left side is its near or nigh side"
Exact synonyms: Near
Similar to: Left

4. Adverb. (of actions or states) slightly short of or not quite accomplished; all but. "Most everyone agrees"

Definition of Nigh

1. a. Not distant or remote in place or time; near.

2. adv. In a situation near in place or time, or in the course of events; near.

3. v. t. & i. To draw nigh (to); to approach; to come near.

4. prep. Near to; not remote or distant from.

Definition of Nigh

1. Adjective. (archaic poetic) near, close by, almost ¹

2. Verb. To draw nigh (to); to approach; to come near. ¹

3. Adverb. almost, nearly ¹

4. Preposition. near; close to ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Nigh

1. near [v -ED, -ING, -S] - See also: near

Medical Definition of Nigh

1. 1. Not distant or remote in place or time; near. "The loud tumult shows the battle nigh." (Prior) 2. Not remote in degree, kindred, circumstances, etc.; closely allied; intimate. "Nigh kinsmen." "Ye . Are made nigh by the blood of Christ." (Eph. Ii. 13) Synonym: Near, close, adjacent, contiguous, present, neighboring. Origin: OE. Nigh, neigh, neih, AS. Neah, nh; akin to D. Na, adv, OS. Nah, a, OHG. Nah, G. Nah, a, nach to, after, Icel. Na (in comp) nigh, Goth. Nhw, nhwa, adv, nigh. Cf. Near, Neighbor, Next. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nigh

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niggle
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nigh (current term)
nigh(a)
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night-bat
night-bats

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