adj adjacent, adjoining, convenient, handy, neighbouring
adv at close quarters, close at hand, just round the corner, not far away, proximate, within reach, within sniffing distance (informal)
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nearby , near by, near-by If something is nearby, it is only a short distance away. adv ADV after v, n ADV, from ADV
He might easily have been seen by someone who lived nearby..., There is less expensive accommodation nearby..., There were one or two suspicious looks from nearby.
Nearby is also an adjective., adj ADJ n (Antonym: distant)
At a nearby table a man was complaining in a loud voice..., ...the nearby village of Crowthorne.
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