Synonyms for Near:
advancing, approaching, closing, coming, converging, expected, forthcoming, imminent, impending, Looming, nearby, proximate.
•close by physically (adjective)
adjacent, alongside, close, handy, immediate, nearby, practically, proximate, touching.
•close in time; forthcoming (adjective)
approaching, coming, expected, imminent, impending, Looming.
affecting, akin, friendly, related.
adjacent, along, by, hairbreadth, handy, immediate, local, nearby, neighborhood, proximate, close.
n.across, after, ahead, along, apart, before, beyond, distant, handy, removed, side by side. affecting, akin, alongside, friendly, related, touching, united, next to. bear down, go over, hard, make for, creep up on, gain on, make toward. barely, earlier, early, first, previous, prior, Since, by the time. alike, comparable, homogeneous, indistinguishable, like, similar, sort of, not unlike. hardly, practically, scarcely. shortly, soon, around the corner, any day/moment etc. now, at the earliest/first opportunity, in no time (at all), in the short run/term. elapse, intervene, passing, slip by, wear on, go by, creep by, tick away, the passage of time, time flies.
access, advance, approach, close, come, converge, gain, impend, loom.
alike, alongside, bear down, comparable, go over, homogeneous, indistinguishable, make for, united, creep up on, gain on, make toward. barely, hardly, removed, scarcely, similar. previous. •adjacent
side by side, touching.
impend, gain on.
•Other relevant words:
across, after, ahead, alike, along, apart, barely, bear down, before, beyond, comparable, earlier, early, elapse, first, friendly, hard, hardly, homogeneous, indistinguishable, intervene, like, passing, practically, previous, prior, removed, scarcely, shortly, side by side, similar, soon, sort of, united, Since, around the corner.