5 letter words starting with NEA

5 letter words starting with NEA in English

5 letter words starting with NEAR

5 letter words starting with NEAT

Common 5 letter words starting with NEA with meaning

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Nears is a verb.


When used as a verb, nears means to come closer to someone or something in distance or time.


US: /nɪrz/

UK: /nɪəz/

Origin and Usage

Nears is derived from the Middle English word "neren" which means "to approach." It has been in use since the 14th century and is commonly used in both formal and informal contexts.


Approaches, advances, draws closer, gets closer, moves closer.

Related Words

Nears is related to the following 5 letter words: earn, gears, nears, saner, snare.

Example Sentences
  • She nears the finish line, exhausted but determined to win the race.
  • The deadline for the project nears, and they still have a lot of work to do.
  • The storm nears, and the sky grows dark.

1. Parts of Speech: Neath is a preposition.

2. Definitions: Neath means "under" or "beneath".

3. Pronunciations: The US pronunciation of neath is /niːθ/, and the UK pronunciation is /niːθ/.

4. Origin and Usage: Neath is a shortened form of "beneath", which comes from Old English "binnan" meaning "inside, within". Neath is used in formal and literary contexts, and is more commonly used in British English than American English.

5. Synonyms: Synonyms for neath include beneath, under, below, underneath, and lower than.

6. Related Words: Words related to neath include beach, death, heath, and leath.

7. Example Sentences:

  • She found the key neath the doormat.
  • The dog was hiding neath the bed.
  • He lived in a small town neath the mountains.