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We found 45 dictionaries with English definitions that include the word near:
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General dictionaries General (33 matching dictionaries)
  1. near: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. near, near: Oxford Learner's Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. near: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. near, near-: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. near: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. near, near, near-: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Near, near: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. near, near-: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. Near, near: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. near: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. near: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. near: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. Near, near: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. near: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  15. Near, near: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  16. near: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  17. near: Cambridge International Dictionary of Idioms [home, info]
  18. NEAR, Near (Death Note), Near: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  19. Near: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  20. near: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  21. near: Rhymezone [home, info]
  22. near: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  23. near: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  24. NEAR: Stammtisch Beau Fleuve Acronyms [home, info]
  25. near: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  26. near: The Phrontistery - A Dictionary of Obscure Words [home, info]
  27. near: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  28. near: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  29. Near, near: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  30. near, near-: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]
  31. near: Wikimedia Commons US English Pronunciations [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (1 matching dictionary)
  1. near: Legal dictionary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. near: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (1 matching dictionary)
  1. near: online medical dictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (4 matching dictionaries)
  1. NEAR: Navajo Code Talkers' Dictionary [home, info]
  2. NEAR: Acronym Finder [home, info]
  3. NEAR: AbbreviationZ [home, info]
  4. near: Idioms [home, info]

Science dictionaries Science (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. Near: A Glossary of Mathematical Terms [home, info]
  2. near: PlanetMath Encyclopedia [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (1 matching dictionary)
  1. Near: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

Tech dictionaries Tech (2 matching dictionaries)
  2. NEAR: Farrier & Hoofcare [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (near)

verb:  move towards ("They are drawing near")
adjective:  closely resembling the genuine article ("Near beer")
adjective:  not far distant in time or space or degree or circumstances ("Near neighbors")
adjective:  very close in resemblance ("A near likeness")
adjective:  with or in a close or intimate relationship ("My sisters and brothers are near and dear")
adjective:  giving or spending with reluctance ("Very close (or near) with his money")
adverb:  near in time or place or relationship ("As the wedding day drew near")
adverb:  (of actions or states) slightly short of or not quite accomplished; `near' is sometimes used informally for `nearly' and `most' is sometimes used informally for `almost' ("He nearly fainted")
name:  A surname (common: 1 in 100000 families; popularity rank in the U.S.: #13203)

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Words similar to near:   close, about, almost, approach, nigh, approximate, cheeseparing, closer, dear, good, most, neared, nearer, nearest, nearing, nearly, nearness, penny-pinching, virtually, well-nigh, more...

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