Synonyms for Nigh:


near (adjective)
close at hand, approaching, imminent.
nigh (adjective)
imminent, approaching, nearby.

adv. & prep.

beside (adverb, preposition)
close at hand.


nearby, hard.

Other synonyms:

nearby. Other relevant words:
hard, close at hand, approaching, imminent, nearby.

Usage examples for nigh

  1. It 'ud break my heart nigh as soon as hers to see the Sarpint come to grief." – Weighed and Wanting by George MacDonald
  2. I am well- nigh resigned to anything. – In the Days of Drake by J. S. Fletcher
  3. The news which they brought well- nigh drove me mad." – Cord and Creese by James de Mille