Definition of near relations
: people who are closely related (as sisters, brothers, parents, etc.) Only near relations were invited to the wedding.
Word by Word Definitions
: at, within, or to a short distance or time
: almost, nearly
: in a close or intimate manner : closely
: close to
: not far distant in time, place, or degree
: almost happening : narrowly missed or avoided
: nearly not happening
: the act of telling or recounting : account
: an aspect or quality (such as resemblance) that connects two or more things or parts as being or belonging or working together or as being of the same kind
: a property (such as one expressed by is equal to, is less than, or is the brother of) that holds between an ordered pair of objects
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