(adjective, adverb)


1. close at hand

- the nearby towns

- concentrated his study on the nearby planet Venus

Similar word(s): close, near, nigh

Sentences with nearby as an adjective:

- He stopped at a nearby store for some groceries.


1. not far away in relative terms

- she works nearby

- the planets orbiting nearby are Venus and Mars

Sentences with nearby as an adverb:

- I'm glad my friends live nearby where I can visit them.