Definitions For Near


  • Move towards
  • Close to someone or something in distance
  • Not far away in time
  • Almost or nearly


  • Not far distant in time or space or degree or circumstances


  • Very close in resemblance
  • With or in a close or intimate relationship
  • Giving or spending with reluctance
  • Closely resembling the genuine article
  • Being on the left side


  • (of actions or states) slightly short of or not quite accomplished; all but
  • Near in time or place or relationship


  • To come closer in space or time to someone or something

Is Near a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Near is worth 4 points in Scrabble and 5 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Near in a Sentence

  • The plant was near dead when I got it.
  • As the campers grew cold, so they gravitated nearer to the campfire
  • I left the box near the door.
  • The cat won't go near fire.
  • There are several beaches near here.
  • The nearest grocery store is three blocks away.
  • The near side headlight is out.
  • As the date of the performance neared, we grew more and more anxious.
  • He always cheers up when baseball season nears.
  • The airplane began to descend as it neared the island.

Synonyms for Near

Antonyms for Near

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