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nearer

  1. adj. (comparative of `near') being the one of two that is less distant in space; "we walked to the nearer house"

  2. adv. (comparative of `near' or `close') within a shorter distance; "come closer, my dear!"; "they drew nearer"; "getting nearer to the true explanation" [syn: nigher, closer]

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nearer

nearer \nearer\ adj. less distant in space; as, we walked to the nearer house.

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nearer

a. Less distant from. (en-comparative of: near). prep. Closer