far and near

far and near
Everywhere, far and wide, from Dan to Beersheba, from China to Peru, from pole to pole, from one end of the earth to the other.

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  • Far and near — Far Far, adv. 1. To a great extent or distance of space; widely; as, we are separated far from each other. [1913 Webster] 2. To a great distance in time from any point; remotely; as, he pushed his researches far into antiquity. [1913 Webster] 3.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Far and near — Near Near (n[=e]r), adv. [AS. ne[ a]r, compar. of ne[ a]h nigh. See {Nigh}.] 1. At a little distance, in place, time, manner, or degree; not remote; nigh. [1913 Webster] My wife! my traitress! let her not come near me. Milton. [1913 Webster] 2.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • far and near — adverb over great areas or distances; everywhere he traveled far and wide the news spread far and wide people came from far and near searched for the child far and near • Syn: ↑far and wide * * * EVERYWHERE, here, there, and everywhere, all over… …   Useful english dictionary

  • far and near — {n. phr.} Far places and near places; everywhere. * /People came from far and near to hear him speak./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • far and near — {n. phr.} Far places and near places; everywhere. * /People came from far and near to hear him speak./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • far\ and\ near — n. phr. Far places and near places; everywhere. People came from far and near to hear him speak …   Словарь американских идиом

  • far and near — people came from far and near in hopes of witnessing a miracle Syn: everywhere, ‘here, there, and everywhere, ’ far and wide, all over (the world), throughout the land, worldwide; informal all over the place; all over the map …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • far and wide, to great lengths; over great distances. Also, far and near, near and far. — idi far and wide, to great lengths; over great distances. Also, far and near, near and far …   From formal English to slang

  • far and near — all over, everywhere; distant and close …   English contemporary dictionary

  • from far and near — (or from near and far) : from distant places and from near places : from many different places people came from far and near • • • Main Entry: ↑far …   Useful english dictionary

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