Definition of NEAR

  1. (verb)move towards
  2. (adj)being on the left side
  3. (adj)closely resembling the genuine article
  4. (adj)giving or spending with reluctance
  5. (adj)with or in a close or intimate relationship
  6. (adj)very close in resemblance
  7. (adj)not far distant in time or space or degree or circumstances
  8. (adv)near in time or place or relationship
  9. (adv)(of actions or states) slightly short of or not quite accomplished; all but