Synonyms for Nearby:
contiguous, adjacent, close, immediate, proximate, convenient, handy.
coming, proximate, imminent, converging, impending, approaching, near, closing, expected, forthcoming, advancing, Looming.
near, proximate, adjacent, hairbreadth, neighborhood, immediate, handy, by, convenient, close, local.
adv.•within reach (adverb)
near, nigh, hard.
n.contiguous, alongside, attached, Beside, next to, nigh, united. convenient, handy, accessible. closely, hard.
Usage examples for nearby
Archie, who is sitting nearby with Silas Brownrigg, looking over my shoulder to make certain I keep steadily and correctly at the task he has assigned me, says that he did not count on my beginning the story in such a roundabout way, for he wants to see in black and white, as soon as may be, an account of what we Boston Minute Boys have done thus far in the war against the king. – The Minute Boys of Boston by James Otis