Below is the definition for the word you requested, useful for Scrabble and other word games. To find more definitions please use the dictionary page.
being on the left side; "the near or nigh horse is the one on the left"; "the animal's left side is its near or nigh side"
(of actions or states) slightly short of or not quite accomplished; all but; "the job is (just) about done"; "the baby was almost asleep when the alarm sounded"; "we're almost finished"; "the car all but ran her down"; "he nearly fainted"; "talked for nigh onto 2 hours"; "the recording is well-nigh perfect"; "virtually all the parties signed the contract"; "I was near exhausted by the run"; "most everyone agrees"
near in time or place or relationship; "as the wedding day drew near"; "stood near the door"; "don't shoot until they come near"; "getting near to the true explanation"; "her mother is always near"; "The end draws nigh"; "the bullet didn't come close"; "don't get too close to the fire"
move towards; "We were approaching our destination"; "They are drawing near"; "The enemy army came nearer and nearer"