anear (adv.) "nearly," c.1600, from A- (Cf. a-) (1) + NEAR (Cf. near).

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  • Anear — A*near , prep. & adv. [Pref. a + near.] Near. [R.] It did not come anear. Coleridge. [1913 Webster] The measure of misery anear us. I. Taylor. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Anear — A*near , v. t. & i. To near; to approach. [Archaic] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • anear — [ə nir′] adv., prep. Archaic near …   English World dictionary

  • Anear — David Anear (* 26. März 1948 in Lowestoft, Suffolk, England) ist ein australischer Bogenschütze. Anear nahm an den Olympischen Spielen 1976 in Montréal teil und belegte dort Platz 13.[1] Im Jahr 2000 gehörte er zu den Fackelträgern der Spiele in… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • anear — I. əˈ transitive verb Etymology: a (I) + near, v. archaic : to come near to : near II. adverb Etymology: a ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • Anear — This ancient surname probably describes a long lost occupation, that of making teasel brushes for use by a fuller to finish fine cloth. The origination is from the pre 8th Century Anglo Saxon ahana , a word which describes a stiff bristle found… …   Surnames reference

  • anear — /euh near /, adv., prep. Archaic. near. [1725 35; a (semantically empty, perh. by analogy with AFAR; cf. APAST) + NEAR] * * * …   Universalium

  • anear — preposition near …   Wiktionary

  • anear — I (Derivado de anea.) ► sustantivo masculino Terreno donde abundan las aneas. II (Derivado de ana.) ► verbo transitivo METROLOGÍA Medir una cosa por anas. * * * anear1 tr. *Medir por anas. anear2 (de or. vasc.; Cantb.) tr. *Mecer a un niño en la… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • anear —    significado: arrullar a un niño en la cuna, mecerlo, acunarlo    etimología: lat. anus ( vieja, anciana ), *aneare …   Etimologías léxico asturiano

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