nearness n : the spatial property resulting from a relatively small distance; "the sudden closeness of the dock sent him into action" [syn: closeness] [ant: farness]
- The state of being near.
state of being near
- Czech: blízkost
access, accession, accord, accordance, addition, adjunct, advance, advent, affairs, affiliation, affinity, afflux, affluxion, agreement, alikeness, alliance, analogy, aping, approach, approaching, appropinquation, approximation, appulse, assemblage, assimilation, association, avarice, bond, cheapness, chumminess, closefistedness, closeness, combination, coming, coming near, coming toward, community, comparability, comparison, confinement, conformity, connectedness, connection, contiguity, contrariety, copying, correspondence, crowdedness, dealings, deduction, disjunction, familiarity, filiation, flowing toward, forthcoming, hair, hairbreadth, hairsbreadth, hardfistedness, hoarding, homology, identity, illiberality, imitation, imminence, incapaciousness, incommodiousness, inseparableness, intercourse, intimacy, intimate acquaintance, junction, liaison, likeness, likening, limitation, link, linkage, linking, mateyness, metaphor, mimicking, miserliness, mutual attraction, narrow gauge, narrowness, nearing, oncoming, palliness, parallelism, parity, penny-pinching, propinquity, proximation, proximity, rapport, relatedness, relation, relations, relationship, resemblance, restrictedness, restriction, sameness, semblance, similarity, simile, similitude, simulation, slenderness, special affinity, stinginess, straitness, strictness, sympathy, tie, tie-in, tight purse strings, tight squeeze, tightfistedness, tightness, ungenerosity, union