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[ちか()·]
chikaku
adverb, noun, no adjective, noun, used as a suffix

English Meaning(s) for 近く

noun, no adjective, adverb
  1. near; neighbourhood; neighborhood; vicinity
noun, used as a suffix
  1. nearly (e.g. "it took nearly one year"); close to
adverb
  1. shortly; soon

Definition and Synonyms for 近く

Soon in the near future
Synonyms: すぐ, どれ, もう, いずれ, やがて, そのうち, そろそろ, ただいま, ほどなく, まもなく, もうすぐ, いくばくもない, いくばくもなく, 不日, 今に, 今や, 今にも, 只今, 日ならず, 近々, 近い, 近く, 近いうちに, 追っかけ, 追っつく, 追っかける, 追っ付け, 遠からず, 間もない
Closely in a close relation or position in time or space
Synonyms: ぎっしり, ぴたっと, ぴちっと, ぴったり, ぴっちり, 近い, 近く
Closely in a close manner
Synonyms: ひた, , , , , , , , 親密, 近い, 近く
Neighbourhood a surrounding or nearby region
Synonyms: そば, あたり, ほとり, かたがた, かたわら, 付近, , , 側辺, 周り, 周囲, 周辺, 四囲, 四辺, 界隈, , , その辺, 辺り, 近い, 近く, 近傍, 近所, 近辺, 近間, 近隣, 間近, 間近い

Meanings for each kanji in 近く

near; early; akin; tantamount Kanji Details »

Categories 近く is a member of

Section a distinct region or subdivision of a territorial or political area or community or group of people
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Stroke Order Diagrams for 近く

Sample Sentences for 近く

We took refuge from the storm in a nearby barn.
Our car happened to pass theirs by the station.
I ran across an old friend near the bank.
My apartment is near here.
Tom doesn't like being around children because he's always afraid of catching a cold from one of them.

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