nearness 1 To, at, or within a short distance or interval in space or time: moved the table nearer to the wall; as graduation draws near. 2 Just about; almost; nearly: was near exhausted from the climb. 3 With or in a close relationship: It turns out we are near related.What does closeness mean in geography?
nearness, closeness(noun) the spatial property resulting from a relatively small distance. "the sudden closeness of the dock sent him into action".What does nearness to God call for?
Nearness to God calls for tenderness of conscience, thoughtfulness in service, and implicit obedience. He was so absorbed in his work, however, that he probably was hardly aware of the nearness of the creature. Miriam's art lost nothing by it, and Biddy's mild nearness only gained.What is the meaning of near in English?
1. Close in time, space, position, or degree: near neighbors; near equals. 2. Closely related by kinship or association; intimate: a near relative; a near and dear friend. See Synonyms at close.