HyperDic: draw_near

English > 1 sense of the expression draw near:
VERBmotiondraw near, approach, near, come on, go up, draw close, come nearmove towards
English > draw near: 1 sense > verb 1, motion
MeaningMove towards.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s; Somebody ----s something
ModelSam and Sue draw near
Synonymsapproach, near, come on, go up, draw close, come near
Entailsadvance, progress, pass on, move on, march on, go onMove forward, also in the metaphorical sense
Narrowerbear down on, bear down uponSail towards another vessel, of a ship
closedraw near
drive upapproach while driving
edge in, edge upPush one's way into (a space)
push, crowdapproach a certain age or speed
Broadercome, come upMove toward, travel toward something or somebody or approach something or somebody
Similar toapproach, come nearcome near in time
Spanishabordar, acercarse, acercar, acostar, aproximarse, aproximar, encarar, subir, venir
Catalanabordar, acostar-se, acostar, apropar-se, aproximar, encarar, venir

©2001-18 · HyperDic hyper-dictionary · Contact

English | Spanish | Catalan
Privacy | Robots

Valid XHTML 1.0 Strict