nearby Definition

  • 1located or situated close at hand
  • 2not far away in distance
  • 3close to a particular place

Using nearby: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "nearby" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    There is a grocery store nearby.

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    The hotel is located nearby the airport.

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    I will meet you at the nearby park.

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    The police station is nearby if you need help.

nearby Synonyms and Antonyms

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Summary: nearby in Brief

The term 'nearby' [ˌnɪərˈbaɪ] refers to something that is located or situated close at hand, not far away in distance, or close to a particular place. It is often used to describe the proximity of a place or object, such as 'There is a grocery store nearby.' or 'The hotel is located nearby the airport.'

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