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Definitions of "nearest"
- closest to, superlative form of near: most near. adjective
- closest to preposition
- (superlative of `near' or `close') within the shortest distance adverb
The word "nearest" in example sentences
A vote was passed in town meeting that the new Church should be located "on the nearest convenientest spot to the centre," but the words _nearest, convenientest_, were a cause of furious contention.. [The Bay State Monthly — Volume 2, No. 4, January, 1885]
King who serves, and is nearest of kin to us, is also _nearest of kin to. [Quiet Talks on John's Gospel]
The phrase nearest and dearest carried him back in time and reminded him of the deer.. [The New Yorker Stories]
For them to miss out on the title nearest challengers Glamorgan have to win their final two games against Surrey and Derbyshire, and even then Sussex would only need three points from their remaining match at Worcester next week to be crowned champions.. [County cricket - as it happened!]
For Surrey to miss out on the title nearest challengers Glamorgan have to win their final two games against Surrey and Derbyshire, and even then Sussex would only need three points from their remaining match at Worcester next week to be crowned champions.. [Cricket365 | Cricket]
This was despite the fact that the deputy prime minister, Nick Clegg, made clear in March last year that unaccompanied children who arrived in Britain "should be referred to the nearest local authority on arrival to ensure that they receive the same standard of care and support as any other child in need".. [Child trafficking victims bounced back to France within hours of arrival in UK]
So I called the nearest police station to Utøya, in Hønefoss.. [Utøya shootings: 'Our son texted us – I love you. I don't think I'll see you again']
Keep America safe; dispose of Teatards in nearest dumpster.. [Think Progress » Perriello Blasts GOP Leaders In Washington For Refusing To Completely Denounce Harassment Of Democrats]
She said she called the nearest hospital a few hours after he was taken away.. [A Stitch Before Dying]
Then she called the nearest Burger King that was independently owned off the interstate, which is seven miles away, and it was almost a dollar difference.. [That's No Rest Stop, It's A 'Travel Plaza']
He called the nearest field office for reinforcements, then turned back to the caldera.. [Dark Oracle]
There are plenty of ways to obtain samples of these exquisite Caron fragrances - either call the nearest Caron boutique to you there is one in Paris and another one in New York and they might be able to ship samples to your country.. [A Rose is a Rose is a Rose...Or Is It?]
But I know an offer that is too good to be true when I see one, so I called my nearest ASDA first and had an hilarious chat with a guy in the wines and spirits department.. [Every Little Bit (of Publicity) Helps]
I don't much like their closed-on-Sundays Christianity, but when Steve and I were first dating (long distance), he constantly lamented the fact that there was no C-F-A in the Chicagoland area, so I called the nearest "restaurant" in Indiana and talked a manager into shipping a birthday surprise package to Steve, complete with frozen chicken, buns, Polynesian sauce, and a stuffed cow with a bib that says "Eat More Chik-n", packed in dry ice.. [no I said I want it WITHOUT pickles goddamit]
I called the nearest Best Buy to me (in Seattle) and they had units, but they were all spoken for.. [Think The Droid Launch Was A Let Down? Not So Fast.]
"Blackstone" read the painted label nearest his head.. [May Day for New Oligarchs]