come near

come near
verb
1. almost do or experience something (Freq. 3)
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She came near to screaming with fear

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Somebody ——s to INFINITIVE

2. move towards (Freq. 2)
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We were approaching our destination

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They are drawing near

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The enemy army came nearer and nearer

Syn: ↑approach, ↑near, ↑come on, ↑go up, ↑draw near, ↑draw close
Derivationally related forms: ↑approachable (for: ↑approach), ↑approach (for: ↑approach)
Hypernyms: ↑come, ↑come up
Hyponyms:
Verb Group: ↑approach
Entailment: ↑advance, ↑progress, ↑pass on, ↑move on, ↑march on, ↑go on
Verb Frames:
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Something ——s

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Somebody ——s

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Somebody ——s something

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Sam and Sue come near

3. come near in time
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Winter is approaching

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approaching old age

Syn: ↑approach
Derivationally related forms: ↑approach (for: ↑approach)
Hypernyms: ↑come, ↑come up
Hyponyms: ↑get on
Verb Group: ↑approach, ↑near, ↑come on, ↑go up, ↑draw near, ↑draw close
Verb Frames:
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Something ——s

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Somebody ——s

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Somebody ——s something

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Somebody ——s somebody

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Something ——s somebody

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Something ——s something


Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • come near — index approach, approximate Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • come near in position — index approximate Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • come near — come close to, approach …   English contemporary dictionary

  • To come near — Come Come, v. i. [imp. {Came}; p. p. {Come}; p. pr & vb. n. {Coming}.] [OE. cumen, comen, AS. cuman; akin to OS.kuman, D. komen, OHG. queman, G. kommen, Icel. koma, Sw. komma, Dan. komme, Goth. giman, L. venire (gvenire), Gr. ? to go, Skr. gam.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • To come near to — Near Near (n[=e]r), adv. [AS. ne[ a]r, compar. of ne[ a]h nigh. See {Nigh}.] 1. At a little distance, in place, time, manner, or degree; not remote; nigh. [1913 Webster] My wife! my traitress! let her not come near me. Milton. [1913 Webster] 2.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • come near — Approximate, approach …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • Come — Come, v. i. [imp. {Came}; p. p. {Come}; p. pr & vb. n. {Coming}.] [OE. cumen, comen, AS. cuman; akin to OS.kuman, D. komen, OHG. queman, G. kommen, Icel. koma, Sw. komma, Dan. komme, Goth. giman, L. venire (gvenire), Gr. ? to go, Skr. gam.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Come — Come, v. i. [imp. {Came}; p. p. {Come}; p. pr & vb. n. {Coming}.] [OE. cumen, comen, AS. cuman; akin to OS.kuman, D. komen, OHG. queman, G. kommen, Icel. koma, Sw. komma, Dan. komme, Goth. giman, L. venire (gvenire), Gr. ? to go, Skr. gam.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • near´ness — near «nihr», adverb, adjective, preposition, verb. –adv. 1. to or at a short distance; not far; close: »The holiday season is drawing near. They searched near and far. 2. close in relation; closely: »tribes near allied. 3. close to something in… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Near — (n[=e]r), adv. [AS. ne[ a]r, compar. of ne[ a]h nigh. See {Nigh}.] 1. At a little distance, in place, time, manner, or degree; not remote; nigh. [1913 Webster] My wife! my traitress! let her not come near me. Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. Nearly;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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