4 Letters
2 Consonants
2 Vowels
1 Syllables
Type Of Speech
You can use near as a article, adverb, adjective satellite or as a verb in a sentence.
Origin/Roots
Middle English
School Grade
Near is set as a grade three word that starts with n, ends with r, 1 syllables, 2 vowels and 4 letters.
Scrabble
Is near a scrabble word? A 4 point word in scrabble. Probability, odds and more information is coming soon.
About Near
A 1 syllables article with the letters a, e, n and r, 2 consonants, 2 vowels and 1 syllables. The starting characters are n, ne, nea, and ending characters are r, ar, ear, with 4 letters..
Verb Examples
move towards;
"We were approaching our destination";
"They are drawing near";
"The enemy army came nearer and nearer"
Article Examples
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";

Adjective Satellite Examples
very close in resemblance;
"sketched in an approximate likeness";
"a near likeness"
with or in a close or intimate relationship;
"a good friend";
"my sisters and brothers are near and dear"
giving or spending with reluctance;
"our cheeseparing administration";
"very close (or near) with his money";
"a penny-pinching miserly old man"
closely resembling the genuine article;
"near beer";
"a dress of near satin"
Adverb Examples

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";

Synonyms (Cognitive Synonyms) For "Near"

There are 470 synonyms available. These are cognitive relationship words which is to say they have a similar meaning, mean the same thing, or have close definition and relationship to near.

Synonym Definition
About(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 hundre
About To Be
Accost
Adjacentnear or close to but not necessarily touching
"lands adjacent to the mountains"
"New York and adjacent cities"
Adjoininghaving a common boundary or edge
touching
"abutting lots"
"adjoining rooms"
"Rhode Island has two bordering states
Massachusetts and Conncecticut"
"the side of Germany conterminous with France"
"Utah and the contiguous state of Idaho"
"neighboring
Advancethe act of moving forward toward a goal
Advancementgradual improvement or growth or development
"advancement of knowledge"
"great progress in the arts"
Advancingmoving ahead or toward the front
"advancing armies"
Adventarrival that has been awaited (especially of something momentous)
"the advent of the computer"
Advisegive advice to
"The teacher counsels troubled students"
"The lawyer counselled me when I was accused of tax fraud"

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Anagrams

There are 2 anagrams from near.

Anagram Definition
Nearmove towards
"We were approaching our destination"
"They are drawing near"
"The enemy army came nearer and nearer"
Earnearn on some commercial or business transaction
earn as salary or wages
"How much do you make a month in your new job?"
"She earns a lot in her new job"
"this merger brought in lots of money"
"He clears $5,000 each month"

View English words with the unique letters used in near. Words With The Letters Aenr

Derives

Near derives from 3 words.

Word Definition
Approachthe act of drawing spatially closer to something
"the hunter''s approach scattered the geese"
Approachingthe act of drawing spatially closer to something
"the hunter''s approach scattered the geese"
Comingarrival that has been awaited (especially of something momentous)
"the advent of the computer"

Entails

There are 5 words that near entails, or helps give meaning to.

Word Definition
Advancethe act of moving forward toward a goal
Go On
March On
Move On
Progressform or accumulate steadily
"Resistance to the manager''s plan built up quickly"
"Pressure is building up at the Indian-Pakistani border"

Hypernyms

Near has 2 hypernyms.

Word Definition
Comecome to pass
arrive, as in due course
"The first success came three days later"
"It came as a shock"
"Dawn comes early in June"
Come Up

Hyponyms

There are 8 hyponyms for near

Word Definition
Bear Down On
Bear Down Upon
Closethe concluding part of any performance
Crowda large number of things or people considered together;
"a crowd of insects assembled around the flowers"
Drive Up
Edge In
Edge Up
Pushthe act of applying force in order to move something away;
"he gave the door a hard push";
"the pushing is good exercise"

Names With The Word "Near"

7 names are spelled with near.

Name Male Female
JanearNoYes
NeariahYesYes
NeariYesYes
NearyNoYes
NearideiNoYes

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The word games Words With Friends, 4pics1Word, Word Chums, and Jumble which is by far one of the most successful of the word games. Jumble was created in 1954 - below, you will find the most unscrambled letters for each descramble word game that others have solved or decoded to make the word near.

Is near a scrabble word or playable in Words With Friends? The probability of getting the word near in scrabble is 1 out of every 1009 games and Words With Friends is 1 out of every 1310 games. This 4 point 4 letter scrabble word can be rearranged 24 ways, but what other words can be made with the letters a, e, n and r? Here is a list of 36 words with the letters a, e, n and r for better points possible on the board.

Word Scrabble Words With Friends Word Chums 4Pics1Word Jumble
Anser (5 letters) 5 +1 points 6 snare
Answer (6 letters) 9 +5 points 10 answer
Antre (5 letters) 5 +1 points 6 antre
Anvers (6 letters) 9 +5 points 11 anvers
Aranea (6 letters) 6 +2 points 7 aranea
Arena (5 letters) 5 +1 points 6 arena
Astern (6 letters) 6 +2 points 7 sterna
Earn (4 letters) 4 5 rena
Earner (6 letters) 6 +2 points 7 nearer
Errant (6 letters) 6 +2 points 7 terran
Nares (5 letters) 5 +1 points 6 snare
Natter (6 letters) 6 +2 points 7 natter
Nature (6 letters) 6 +2 points 8 nature
Near (4 letters) 4 5 rena
Nearer (6 letters) 6 +2 points 7 nearer
Nerva (5 letters) 8 +4 points 10 raven
Ranee (5 letters) 5 +1 points 6 ranee
Ranter (6 letters) 6 +2 points 7 terran
Raven (5 letters) 8 +4 points 10 raven
Rnase (5 letters) 5 +1 points 6 snare
Senary (6 letters) 9 +5 points 9 senary
Serena (6 letters) 6 +2 points 7 serena
Snare (5 letters) 5 +1 points 6 snare
Snarer (6 letters) 6 +2 points 7 aenrrs
Sterna (6 letters) 6 +2 points 7 sterna
Tanner (6 letters) 6 +2 points 8 tanner
Tavern (6 letters) 9 +5 points 11 tavern
Terran (6 letters) 6 +2 points 7 terran
Vanern (6 letters) 9 +5 points 12 aennrv
Wanter (6 letters) 9 +5 points 10 wanter
Warner (6 letters) 9 +5 points 10 warren
Warren (6 letters) 9 +5 points 10 warren
Weaner (6 letters) 9 +5 points 10 weaner
Yarner (6 letters) 9 +5 points 9 yarner
Yawner (6 letters) 12 +8 points 12 yawner
Yearn (5 letters) 8 +4 points 8 yearn


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