Synonyms for Nearby:


adjoining (adjective)
contiguous, adjacent, close, immediate, proximate, convenient, handy.
approaching (adjective)
coming, proximate, imminent, converging, impending, approaching, near, closing, expected, forthcoming, advancing, Looming.
close (adjective)
contiguous (adjective)
next to.
near (adjective)
near, proximate, adjacent, hairbreadth, neighborhood, immediate, handy, by, convenient, close, local.


within reach (adverb)
near, nigh, hard.


contiguous, alongside, attached, Beside, next to, nigh, united. convenient, handy, accessible. closely, hard.

Other synonyms:

alongside, united, Beside, attached. accessible, contiguous, nigh, closely.

Usage examples for nearby

  1. It was a motive that had to do with her activities that day when she had gone to the nearby town. – A Pagan of the Hills by Charles Neville Buck
  2. 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
  3. One of the boys who stood nearby with tears in his eyes, bent over and kissed him. – Phil the Fiddler by Horatio Alger, Jr.