Definition of near thing
- Our team won the match, but it was a very near thing.
: 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
: an object or entity not precisely designated or capable of being designated
: an inanimate object distinguished from a living being
: a separate and distinct individual quality, fact, idea, or usually entity
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