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Definition 1: move towards - [verb of motion]

Samples where draw near or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • We were approaching our destination
  • They are drawing near
  • The enemy army came nearer and nearer

Synonyms for draw near in the sense of this definition

(draw near is a kind of ...) move toward, travel toward something or somebody or approach something or somebody

"He came singing down the road" "Come with me to the Casbah" "come down here!" "come out of the closet!" "come into the room"

(... is a kind of draw near ) approach while driving

"The truck entered the driveway and drove up towards the house"

(... is a kind of draw near ) sail towards another vessel, of a ship

(... is a kind of draw near ) push one's way into (a space)

(... is a kind of draw near ) draw near

"The probe closed with the space station"

(... is a kind of draw near ) approach a certain age or speed

"She is pushing fifty"

(draw near implies ...) move forward, also in the metaphorical sense

"Time marches on"

(draw near has a similar meaning as ...) come near in time

"Winter is approaching" "approaching old age"

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