Definition of Nearby

1. Adjective. Close at hand. "Concentrated his study on the nearby planet Venus"

Similar to: Close, Near, Nigh



2. Adverb. Not far away in relative terms. "The planets orbiting nearby are Venus and Mars"

Definition of Nearby

1. Adjective. adjacent, near, very close ¹

2. Adverb. next to, close to ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Nearby

1. near [adj] - See also: near

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nearby

near miss
near misses
near point
near point of convergence
near point of the eye
near points
near post
near reaction
near reflex
near sight
near sighted
near term
near thing
near vision
nearby (current term)
nearctic
neare
neared
nearer
nearest
nearest neighbor frequency
nearfield
nearfields
nearhand
nearing
nearish
nearlier
nearliest
nearly

Literary usage of Nearby

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1. Multi-Language Glossary on Natural Disasters edited by Kenzo Toki (1994)
"5.3 Radon Observed in nearby Houses Another approach to estimating the risk of a radon problem on a particular site is to examine measurements from nearby ..."

2. Guatemala by Shelagh McNally (2006)
"There is little to see in this town except the giant Olmec heads that have been taken from nearby Monte Alto site and arranged in the main plaza. ..."

3. A History of Commerce by Clive Day (1907)
"The bulk of French commerce still with nearby countries. — France was still unprepared, however, to engage ex- Tensively in oceanic commerce. ..."

4. A History of Commerce by Clive Day (1914)
"The bulk of French commerce still with nearby countries. — France was still unprepared, however, to engage extensively in oceanic commerce. ..."

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