Near and Next


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Near adjective – Being the less far of two.
Next is a synonym for near in approaching topic. In some cases you can use "Next" instead the word "Near" as an adjective or an adverb, when it comes to topics like imminent, arrival, forthcoming.
Nearby Words: nearly, nearby, nearness
Synonyms for Near


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Next adjective – Being the one that comes immediately after another.
Near is a synonym for next in position topic. Sometimes you can use "Near" instead the word "Next" as an adjective or an adverb or a preposition, if it concerns topics such as approaching, arrival.
Synonyms for Next

Things that words describes

attack near attack next attack
part near part next part
match near match next match
encounter near encounter next encounter
Other nouns: point, set, series, scene, level, world, stop, battle, hit, mission, war.
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