Key: "S:" = Show Synset (semantic) relations, "W:" = Show Word (lexical) relations
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- S: (adj) near, close, nigh (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"
- similar to
- S: (n) distance (the property created by the space between two objects or points)
- W: (adj)
far [Opposed to: near] (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"
- derivationally related form
- W: (n)
nearness [Related to: near] (the spatial property resulting from a relatively small distance) "the sudden closeness of the dock sent him into action"
- W: (n)
closeness [Related to: close] (the spatial property resulting from a relatively small distance) "the sudden closeness of the dock sent him into action"
- S: (adj) near, nigh (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"
- S: (adj) near (closely resembling the genuine article) "near beer"; "a dress of near satin"
- S: (adj) cheeseparing, close, near, penny-pinching, skinny (giving or spending with reluctance) "our cheeseparing administration"; "very close (or near) with his money"; "a penny-pinching miserly old man"
- S: (adj) dear, good, near (with or in a close or intimate relationship) "a good friend"; "my sisters and brothers are near and dear"
- S: (adj) approximate, near (very close in resemblance) "sketched in an approximate likeness"; "a near likeness"
- similar to
- S: (adj) close (close in relevance or relationship) "a close family"; "we are all...in close sympathy with..."; "close kin"; "a close resemblance"
- S: (adv) near, nigh, close (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"
- S: (adv) about, almost, most, nearly, near, nigh, virtually, well-nigh ((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"