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come near, draw close, draw near, go up, come on, near, approach
v. move towards; "We were approaching our destination"; "They are drawing near"; "The enemy army came nearer and nearer"
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well-nigh, virtually, nigh, near, nearly, most, almost, about
adv. (of actions or states) slightly short of or not quite accomplished; all but; "the job is (just) about done"; "the baby was almost asleep when the alarm sounded"; "we're almost finished"; "the car all but ran her down"; "he nearly fainted"; "talked for nigh onto 2 hours"; "the recording is well-nigh perfect"; "virtually all the parties signed the contract"; "I was near exhausted by the run"; "most everyone agrees"
close, nigh, near
adv. near in time or place or relationship; "as the wedding day drew near"; "stood near the door"; "don't shoot until they come near"; "getting near to the true explanation"; "her mother is always near"; "The end draws nigh"; "the bullet didn't come close"; "don't get too close to the fire"
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near
adj. closely resembling the genuine article; "near beer"; "a dress of near satin"
near, approximate
adj. very close in resemblance; "sketched in an approximate likeness"; "a near likeness"
near, good, dear
adj. with or in a close or intimate relationship; "a good friend"; "my sisters and brothers are near and dear"
nigh, near
adj. not far distant in time or space or degree or circumstances; "near neighbors"; "in the near future"; "they are near equals"; "his nearest approach to success"; "a very near thing"; "a near hit by the bomb"; "she was near tears"; "she was close to tears"; "had a close call"
nigh, near
adj. being on the left side; "the near or nigh horse is the one on the left"; "the animal's left side is its near or nigh side"
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catch
v. delay or hold up; prevent from proceeding on schedule or as planned; "I was caught in traffic and missed the meeting"
recognise, recognize, greet
v. express greetings upon meeting someone
come, get, arrive
v. reach a destination; arrive by movement or progress; "She arrived home at 7 o'clock"; "She didn't get to Chicago until after midnight"
converge
v. move or draw together at a certain location; "The crowd converged on the movie star"
overhaul, overtake, pass
v. travel past; "The sports car passed all the trucks"
draw in, close in
v. advance or converge on; "The police were closing in on him"
zoom
v. move with a low humming noise
come close, approximate
v. be close or similar; "Her results approximate my own"
essentially, fundamentally, basically
adv. in essence; at bottom or by one's (or its) very nature; "He is basically dishonest"; "the argument was essentially a technical one"; "for all his bluster he is in essence a shy person"
or so, more or less, just about, close to, around, roughly, some, about, approximately
adv. (of quantities) imprecise but fairly close to correct; "lasted approximately an hour"; "in just about a minute"; "he's about 30 years old"; "I've had about all I can stand"; "we meet about once a month"; "some forty people came"; "weighs around a hundred pounds"; "roughly $3,000"; "holds 3 gallons, more or less"; "20 or so people were at the party"
nearby
adv. not far away in relative terms; "she works nearby"; "the planets orbiting nearby are Venus and Mars"
practically
adv. in a practical manner; "practically orientated institutions such as business schools"; "a brilliant man but so practically inept that he needed help to cross the road safely"
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near, approximate
adj. very close in resemblance; "sketched in an approximate likeness"; "a near likeness"
boon
adj. very close and convivial; "boon companions"
boon
adj. very close and convivial; "boon companions"
intimate
adj. marked by close acquaintance, association, or familiarity; "intimate friend"; "intimate relations between economics, politics, and legal principles" - V.L. Parrington
intimate
adj. marked by close acquaintance, association, or familiarity; "intimate friend"; "intimate relations between economics, politics, and legal principles" - V.L. Parrington
thick, buddy-buddy, chummy
adj. (used informally) associated on close terms; "a close friend"; "the bartender was chummy with the regular customers"; "the two were thick as thieves for months"
thick, buddy-buddy, chummy
adj. (used informally) associated on close terms; "a close friend"; "the bartender was chummy with the regular customers"; "the two were thick as thieves for months"
closely knit, close-knit
adj. held together as by social or cultural ties; "a close-knit family"; "close-knit little villages"; "the group was closely knit"
closely knit, close-knit
adj. held together as by social or cultural ties; "a close-knit family"; "close-knit little villages"; "the group was closely knit"
confidential
adj. denoting confidence or intimacy; "a confidential approach"; "in confidential tone of voice"
confidential
adj. denoting confidence or intimacy; "a confidential approach"; "in confidential tone of voice"
near, good, dear
adj. with or in a close or intimate relationship; "a good friend"; "my sisters and brothers are near and dear"
intimate, familiar
adj. having mutual interests or affections; of established friendship; "on familiar terms"; "pretending she is on an intimate footing with those she slanders"
intimate, familiar
adj. having mutual interests or affections; of established friendship; "on familiar terms"; "pretending she is on an intimate footing with those she slanders"
left-hand
adj. located on or directed toward the left; "a car with left-hand drive"
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far
adj. located at a great distance in time or space or degree; "we come from a far country"; "far corners of the earth"; "the far future"; "a far journey"; "the far side of the road"; "far from the truth"; "far in the future"
faraway
adj. far removed mentally; "a faraway (or distant) look in her eyes"
remote, distant
adj. located far away spatially; "distant lands"; "remote stars"
far-off, removed, remote
adj. separate or apart in time; "distant events"; "the remote past or future"
remote, distant
adj. far apart in relevance or relationship or kinship ; "a distant cousin"; "a remote relative"; "a distant likeness"; "considerations entirely removed (or remote) from politics"
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