HyperDic: come_near

English > 3 senses of the expression come near:
VERBsocialcome nearalmost do or experience something
motioncome near, approach, near, come on, go up, draw near, draw closemove towards
motioncome near, approachcome near in time
English > come near: 3 senses > verb 1, social
Meaningalmost do or experience something.
PatternSomebody ----s to INFINITIVE
English > come near: 3 senses > verb 2, motion
MeaningMove towards.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s; Somebody ----s something
ModelSam and Sue come near
Synonymsapproach, near, come on, go up, draw near, draw close
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
English > come near: 3 senses > verb 3, motion
Meaningcome near in time.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s; Somebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Synonymapproach
Narrowerget onGrow late or (of time) elapse
Broadercome, come upMove toward, travel toward something or somebody or approach something or somebody
Similar toapproach, near, come on, go up, draw near, draw close, come nearMove towards
Spanishvenir
Catalanvenir

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