come near

come near

verb
1. almost do or experience something; "She came near to screaming with fear" 
2. move towards; "We were approaching our destination"; "They are drawing near"; "The enemy army came nearer and nearer" [syn: approach
3. come near in time; "Winter is approaching"; "approaching old age" [syn: approach
WordNet® 3.0, © 2006 by Princeton University.
Cite This Source
Explore Dictionary.com
Previous Definition: come naught
Next Definition: come no good
Words Near: come near
More from Thesaurus.com
Synonyms and Antonyms for come near
More from Reference.com
Search for articles containing come near
More from Dictionary.com Translator
Dictionary.com Word FAQs

Dictionary.com presents 366 FAQs, incorporating some of the frequently asked questions from the past with newer queries.

Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature