Synonyms for Neared:

v.

approach (verb)
come.
approached (verb)
Loomed, Came, Gained, advanced, accessed, Approached, Converged, closed, Impended, come.

Usage examples for Neared

  1. As he neared the stile which admitted to the road he saw, on the other side of the hedge and showing just above it, the head of a man. – The Hunt Ball Mystery by Magnay, William
  2. A big piece of the burst gun had fallen close to Ned- so close, in fact, that Tom, who saw it as he neared the entrance to the bomb- proof, shuddered as he raced back. – Tom Swift and his Giant Cannon or, The Longest Shots on Record by Victor Appleton
  3. The moment the boat neared the shore, people sprang into it, and before he had an idea of what they were going to do, they had thrown a rope round his hands, and made him their prisoner. – The Sand-Hills of Jutland by Hans Christian Andersen