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neared

verb
past tense of near

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1 to come near or nearer
  • as the procession nears, you'll be able to take a better picture of the graduates

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2 to move closer to
  • as we near the church, you'll be able to see the bas-relief sculptures better

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“Neared.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/neared. Accessed 6 Dec. 2021.

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