draw near


draw near
(also draw nigh)
Approach, come near.

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  • draw near — {v. phr.} To approach; come near. * /The time is drawing near when this century will end and the next will begin./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • draw near — {v. phr.} To approach; come near. * /The time is drawing near when this century will end and the next will begin./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • draw near — index accost, approach, approximate, border (approach), gravitate, impend Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton …   Law dictionary

  • draw near — verb move towards (Freq. 3) We were approaching our destination They are drawing near The enemy army came nearer and nearer • Syn: ↑approach, ↑near, ↑come on, ↑go up, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • draw near — Synonyms and related words: accost, advance, anticipate, approach, appropinquate, approximate, await, be destined, be fated, be imminent, be in store, be to be, be to come, bear down on, bear down upon, bear up, brew, close, close in, close with …   Moby Thesaurus

  • draw\ near — v. phr. To approach; come near. The time is drawing near when this century will end and the next will begin …   Словарь американских идиом

  • draw near — verb To approach, move toward. I became nervous as my wedding day drew near …   Wiktionary

  • draw near — get near, come close …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Draw — Draw, v. i. 1. To pull; to exert strength in drawing anything; to have force to move anything by pulling; as, a horse draws well; the sails of a ship draw well. [1913 Webster] Note: A sail is said to draw when it is filled with wind. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • near´ness — near «nihr», adverb, adjective, preposition, verb. –adv. 1. to or at a short distance; not far; close: »The holiday season is drawing near. They searched near and far. 2. close in relation; closely: »tribes near allied. 3. close to something in… …   Useful english dictionary