Antonyms for nearby

Grammar : Adj, adv
Spell : neer-bahy
Phonetic Transcription : ˈnɪərˈbaɪ

Definition of nearby

Origin :
  • "close at hand," late 14c. (one-word form from 15c.), from near + by.
  • adj adjoining
  • adv within reach
Example sentences :
  • Nearby, in a hall with crimson hangings, there was music and dancing.
  • Extract from : « Casanova's Homecoming » by Arthur Schnitzler
  • Nearby and in the distance prairie-chickens are calling, lonely, uncertain.
  • Extract from : « A Breath of Prairie and other stories » by Will Lillibridge
  • Before entering he went to a nearby restaurant to get a bite to eat.
  • Extract from : « The Film of Fear » by Arnold Fredericks
  • A man turned from where he had been leaning against a nearby wheel control.
  • Extract from : « Under Arctic Ice » by H.G. Winter
  • We reached the Grand Central station on time and went to a nearby hotel.
  • Extract from : « Kent Knowles: Quahaug » by Joseph C. Lincoln
  • I let him go, and he turned into a nearby door which led to the galley.
  • Extract from : « Astounding Stories of Super-Science April 1930 » by Various
  • Nearby was a fused tube of metal, all that was left of Pember's rifle.
  • Extract from : « The Whispering Spheres » by Russell Robert Winterbotham
  • He tossed Vulcan over a nearby cliff, crippling him for good.
  • Extract from : « Pagan Passions » by Gordon Randall Garrett
  • In the quiet of a nearby restaurant Marcus considered the problem anew.
  • Extract from : « Mezzerow Loves Company » by Floyd L. Wallace
  • Finally, they walked over the rough ground to a nearby thicket.
  • Extract from : « The Best Made Plans » by Everett B. Cole

Synonyms for nearby

Based on : - - - Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019