come near Meaning, Definition & Usage

  1. verb almost do or experience something
    • She came near to screaming with fear
  2. verb move towards
    go up; draw near; near; draw close; come on; approach.
    • We were approaching our destination
    • They are drawing near
    • The enemy army came nearer and nearer
  3. verb come near in time
    • Winter is approaching
    • approaching old age