HyperDic: nearby

English > 2 senses of the word nearby:
ADVERBallnearbynot far away in relative terms
ADJECTIVEallnearbyclose at hand
nearby > pronunciation
Soundsnih'rbay'
Rhymesalibi ... thereby: 16 rhymes with bay...
English > nearby: 2 senses > adjective 1
Meaningclose at hand.
Examples
  • "the nearby towns"
  • "concentrated his study on the nearby planet Venus"
Broadernear, close, nighnot far distant in time or space or degree or circumstances
Spanishcercana, cercano, próximo, vecino
Catalanproper, pròxim, veí
English > nearby: 2 senses > adverb 1
Meaningnot far away in relative terms.
Examples
  • "she works nearby"
  • "the planets orbiting nearby are Venus and Mars"

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