Synonyms and related words:
access, accession, accord, accordance, addition, adjunct, advance, advent, affairs, affiliation, affinity, afflux, affluxion, agreement, alikeness, alliance, analogy, aping, approach, approaching, appropinquation, approximation, appulse, assemblage, assimilation, association, avarice, bond, cheapness, chumminess, closefistedness, closeness, combination, coming, coming near, coming toward, community, comparability, comparison, confinement, conformity, connectedness, connection, contiguity, contrariety, copying, correspondence, crowdedness, dealings, deduction, disjunction, familiarity, filiation, flowing toward, forthcoming, hair, hairbreadth, hairsbreadth, hardfistedness, hoarding, homology, identity, illiberality, imitation, imminence, incapaciousness, incommodiousness, inseparableness, intercourse, intimacy, intimate acquaintance, junction, liaison, likeness, likening, limitation, link, linkage, linking, mateyness, metaphor, mimicking, miserliness, mutual attraction, narrow gauge, narrowness, nearing, oncoming, palliness, parallelism, parity, penny-pinching, propinquity, proximation, proximity, rapport, relatedness, relation, relations, relationship, resemblance, restrictedness, restriction, sameness, semblance, similarity, simile, similitude, simulation, slenderness, special affinity, stinginess, straitness, strictness, sympathy, tie, tie-in, tight purse strings, tight squeeze, tightfistedness, tightness, ungenerosity, union

Moby Thesaurus. . 1996.


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  • nearness — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Proximity without touching Nouns 1. nearness, closeness, proximity, propinquity, apposition, approximation, vicinity, neighborhood, adjacency; approach, convergence; likeness, similarity. See futurity. 2 …   English dictionary for students

  • nearness — n. nearness to * * * nearness to …   Combinatory dictionary

  • nearness — n 1. closeness, proximity, propinquity, proximation, proximateness; contiguity, contiguousness, adjacence, adjacency; vicinity, vicinage, neighborhood. 2. intimacy, close association, deep understanding, tenderness, warmth, affection, fondness,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • nearness — near ► ADVERB 1) at or to a short distance in space or time. 2) almost. ► PREPOSITION (also near to) 1) at or to a short distance in space or time from. 2) close to (a state or in terms of resemblance). ► ADJECTIVE …   English terms dictionary

  • nearness — noun see near III …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • nearness — See near. * * * …   Universalium

  • nearness — noun The state of being near. Syn: closeness, proximity Ant: distantness, remoteness …   Wiktionary

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