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Synonyms for nigh
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. near, close, nigh(adj)

    not far distant in time or space or degree or circumstances

    "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"

    Synonyms:
    near(a), good, closemouthed, snug, cheeseparing, tight, penny-pinching, stuffy, faithful, airless, close-fitting, close, tightlipped, confining, approximate, near, nigh(a), unaired, secretive, dear, skinny, closelipped

    Antonyms:
    right

  2. near(a), nigh(a)(adverb)

    being on the left side

    "the near or nigh horse is the one on the left"; "the animal's left side is its near or nigh side"

    Antonyms:
    right

  3. near, nigh, close(adverb)

    near in time or place or relationship

    "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"

    Synonyms:
    most, tight, well-nigh, close, virtually, about, nearly, almost, near, closely

    Antonyms:
    right

  4. about, almost, most, nearly, near, nigh, virtually, well-nigh(adverb)

    (of actions or states) slightly short of or not quite accomplished; all but

    "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"

    Synonyms:
    well-nigh, virtually, closely, or so, intimately, roughly, just about, some, most, about, nearly, more or less, almost, close, near, approximately, around, to the highest degree, close to

    Antonyms:
    right

Wiktionary

  1. nigh(preposition)

    near; close to

    When the Moon is horned ... is it not ever nigh the Sun?

    Synonyms:
    close by, close, close to, near

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. nigh

    Adjacent farms may not be connected; if adjoining, they meet at the boundary-line. Conterminous would imply that their dimensions were exactly equal on the side where they adjoin. Contiguous may be used for either adjacent or adjoining. Abutting refers rather to the end of one building or estate than to the neighborhood of another. Buildings may be adjacent or adjoining that are not attached. Near is a relative word, places being called near upon the railroad which would elsewhere be deemed remote. Neighboring always implies such proximity that the inhabitants may be neighbors. Next views some object as the nearest of several or many; next neighbor implies a neighborhood.

    Synonyms:
    abutting, adjacent, adjoining, attached, beside, bordering, close, conterminous, contiguous, coterminous, near, neighboring, next

    Antonyms:
    detached, disconnected, disjoined, distant, remote, separate

    Preposition:
    The farm was adjacent to the village.

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. nigh(a.)

    Synonyms:
    near, adjacent, adjoining, contiguous, close by, close, close at hand, bordering upon, not far off, not distant, approximate to, hard by

  2. nigh(ad.)

    Synonyms:
    near, nearly

  3. nigh(prep.)

    Synonyms:
    near, close to, close by, not far from

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    almost

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Translations for nigh

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  • доближавам се, приближавам сеBulgarian
  • nah bei, beinahe, nahe, nahezuGerman
  • κοντάGreek
  • cerca, cercanoSpanish
  • نزدیک, نزدیک شدنPersian
  • lähestyä, lähes, lähelläFinnish
  • proche, s'approcherFrench
  • arti, šaliaLithuanian
  • dichtbij, nabij, naderbijDutch
  • blisko, bliskiPolish
  • возле, близиться, близко, ближний, близкий, рядом, приближаться, почти, около, приблизительноRussian
  • u blizini, blizuSerbo-Croatian
  • när, närpå, nära, närma, nästanSwedish
  • neredeyse, yaklaşmak, yakınTurkish
  • ở gầnVietnamese

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