Nate River known mononymously as Near (ニア, Nia), is a fictional character in the manga series Death Note, created by Tsugumi Ohba and Takeshi Obata.


Near definition is - at, within, or to a short distance or time. How to use near in a sentence.


Near definition, close; to a point or place not far away: Come near so I won't have to shout. See more.



near meaning: 1. not far away in distance: 2. not far away in time: 3. almost in a particular state, or condition: . Learn more.


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Near appears to be derived from (or at the very least influenced by) the North Germanic languages; compare Danish nær (“near, close”), Norwegian nær (“ near, ...


Define near. near synonyms, near pronunciation, near translation, English dictionary definition of near. adv. near·er , near·est 1. To, at, or within a short distance ...


"near neighbors"; "in the near future"; "they are near equals"; "his nearest approach to success"; "a very near thing"; "a near hit by the bomb"; "she was near  ...