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nigh - Dictionary definition and meaning for word nigh

(adj) not far distant in time or space or degree or circumstances
Synonyms : close , near
Example Sentence
  • near neighbors
  • in the near future
  • they are near equals
  • his nearest approach to success
  • a very near thing
  • a near hit by the bomb
  • she was near tears
  • she was close to tears
  • had a close call

(adj) being on the left side
Synonyms : near
Example Sentence
  • the near or nigh horse is the one on the left
  • the animal's left side is its near or nigh side

(adv) near in time or place or relationship
Synonyms : close , near
Example Sentence
  • as the wedding day drew near
  • stood near the door
  • don't shoot until they come near
  • getting near to the true explanation
  • her mother is always near
  • The end draws nigh
  • the bullet didn't come close
  • don't get too close to the fire

(adv) (of actions or states) slightly short of or not quite accomplished; all but
Synonyms : about , almost , most , near , nearly , virtually , well-nigh
Example Sentence
  • the job is (just) about done
  • the baby was almost asleep when the alarm sounded
  • we're almost finished
  • the car all but ran her down
  • he nearly fainted
  • talked for nigh onto 2 hours
  • the recording is well-nigh perfect
  • virtually all the parties signed the contract
  • I was near exhausted by the run
  • most everyone agrees

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