nowhere near

Definition of nowhere near

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

nowhere play
  1. : not in or at any place

  2. : to no place

  3. : not at all : not to the least extent

  1. : a nonexistent place

  2. : an unknown, distant, or obscure place or state

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

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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