from far and near

idiom
variants: or from near and far
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of from far and near

:from distant places and from near places :from many different places
  • people came from far and near

Word by Word Definitions

far play
  1. : at or to a considerable distance in space

  2. : to a great extent : much

  3. : by a broad interval : widely

  1. : remote in space

  2. : distinctly different in quality or relationship

  3. : remote in time

near play
  1. : at, within, or to a short distance or time

  2. : almost, nearly

  3. : in a close or intimate manner : closely

  1. : close to

  1. : not far distant in time, place, or degree

  2. : almost happening : narrowly missed or avoided

  3. : nearly not happening

  1. : approach


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