близький, біля, ближній, наближатися

Приклади використання слова «near»:

The evil of this course was unhappily near as great as its advantage.
On the ledge, near the edge of the water, stood two Incas.
Maxwell sat in a canoe near at hand and watched the boys.
The inmates of a few houses near opened theirwindows and looked out.
One spear struck the mast near the head of Skallagrim.