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nigh

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of nigh

  1. not being distant in time, space, or significance the end is nigh Synonyms of nigh close-up, immediate, near, nearby, neighboring, next-door, close, proximateWords Related to nigh abutting, adjacent, adjoining, bordering, contiguous; approaching, coming, forthcoming, oncoming, upcoming; accessible, convenient, handy; close-in, hand-to-handNear Antonyms of nigh divorced, removed, separatedAntonyms of nigh away, deep, distant, far, faraway, far-off, remote


nigh

adverb

Synonyms and Antonyms of nigh

  1. 1 at, within, or to a short distance or time have worked for them for nigh on 10 years Synonyms of nigh around, by, close, hard, in, nearby, nearWords Related to nigh hereabouts (or hereabout), hereaway (or hereaways) [dialect], thereabouts (also thereabout); along, alongside; accessibly, conveniently, handily

  2. 2 very close to but not completely he has nigh completed his degree Synonyms of nigh about, all but, borderline, fair [chiefly British], fairly, feckly [chiefly Scottish], more or less, most, much, near, nearly, next to, almost, practically, somewhere, virtually, well-nighWords Related to nigh appreciably, by and large, chiefly, largely, mainly, mostly; kind of, partially, partly, somewhatNear Antonyms of nigh absolutely, altogether, completely, entirely, fully, plain, plumb [chiefly dialect], quite, thoroughly; totally, utterly, well, wholly; barely, hardly, scarcely


nigh

preposition

Synonyms and Antonyms of nigh

  1. close to a field nigh the church Synonyms of nigh about, by, near, next to, aroundWords Related to nigh alongside, beside; across, along, at; circa; toward (or towards)


nigh

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of nigh

  1. 1 to come near or nearer as the hour of his death was nighing Synonyms of nigh belly up, close, close in, come up, draw on, near, approachWords Related to nigh arrive, attain, come, gain, hit, land, make, reach, show up, turn up, waltz up; creep up, sneak up; adjoin, border, touch, vergeNear Antonyms of nigh clear out, depart, exit, go, leave, light out, pull out, quit, remove, run away, shove (off), take off, walk outAntonyms of nigh back (up or away), recede, retire, retreat, withdraw

  2. 2 to move closer to as the old man was nighing his hour of death Synonyms of nigh advance, approach, near, comeWords Related to nigh drop in, enter, pop (in)Near Antonyms of nigh depart, exit, leaveAntonyms of nigh go, recede (from), retreat, withdraw



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