[neer-bahy] /ˈnɪərˈbaɪ/
close at hand; not far off; adjacent; neighboring:
"a nearby village."
in the neighborhood or vicinity; close by:
"She works nearby."
1425–75; late Middle English; see near, by
Example Sentences for nearby
If you are interested in participating in scientific research, reach out to people nearby and see if you can help.
Our faculty and staff shop nearby and pay income, property, and sales taxes.
Many of the courses are similar to those one might take at the nearby robotics company's training facilities.
He lives in a nearby town and is present at environmental and political action gatherings.
At full size, all but a few squeeze through holes in the caterpillar's skin and spin a cocoon on a nearby twig or leaf.
Her partner fluttered in and landed on a nearby branch.
Suddenly, a paint-splattered worker picking at a nearby wall shouts, waves his steel trowel and points.
Next she phoned a nearby wave pool, where people go to play in simulated waves.
Breezes set halyards from the nearby marina clanking against metal masts.
She was an artist and had a studio nearby, and she had gone out for her usual lunchtime walk.
British Dictionary definitions for nearby
1.  not far away; close at hand
2.  close by

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Word Origin and History for nearby
"close at hand," late 14c., from near + by.
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