nowhere near

Definition of nowhere near

  1. 1 :  not at all near to We were nowhere near a hospital.

  2. 2 informal :  not at all :  not nearly Their house is nowhere near as nice as yours. That is nowhere near enough water. The house is nowhere near finished.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  not in or at any place

    :  to no place

  1. :  a nonexistent place

    :  an unknown, distant, or obscure place or state

  1. :  of or relating to a remote or relatively unknown location

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

    :  almost, nearly

    :  in a close or intimate manner :  closely

  1. :  close to

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

    :  almost happening :  narrowly missed or avoided

    :  nearly not happening

  1. :  approach

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