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Definition of "come near" []

  • Almost do or experience something (verb)
  • Move towards (verb)
  • Come near in time (verb)

WordNet. Princeton University. 2010.

Use "come near" in a sentence
  • "My one-room house will be my Timonium, and no one is to come near it."
  • "Even a one-eyed Syrian who unknowingly directed his blind eye toward the khalifa was told never to come near him again."
  • "After all, there was no chance any of the yellow-bellied sapsuckers or white-throated sparrows they were seeking would come near as long as there were four dogs around—especially four dogs who were as rambunctious as Nicolette, Frisky, Noodles, and Curly."