Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

  

English definition of “anywhere near”

anywhere near

informal
C1 close in time , quality , distance , or amount : Are we anywhere near finish ing yet or is there still some way to go?Closeness in distance and timeAbout to happen
(Definition of anywhere near from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

Translations of “anywhere near”

Word of the Day

prenuptial agreement

an official document signed by two people before they get married that says what will happen to their possessions and/or children if they divorce (= officially stop being married)

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More