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