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nearly Explained

nearly at CMU American English spelling Of Explained:

['nıəlı]

nearly at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

adv
1 especially BrE almost, but not quite or not completely: almost// --It took nearly two hours to get here.// --Michelle's nearly twenty.// --Is the job nearly finished?// --Louise is nearly as tall as her mother.// --I nearly always go home for lunch.// --He very nearly died.//
2 not nearly: not at all// --He's not nearly as good-looking as his brother.// --We've saved some money, but it's not nearly enough .//

nearly at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

56 Moby Thesaurus words for "nearly":
about, all but, all in all, almost, almost entirely, approaching,
approximately, around, as good as, barely, by and large, chiefly,
circa, close, close to, closely, effectually, essentially, exactly,
hardly, identically, in, in effect, in essence, in the main,
just about, mainly, more or less, most, mostly, much, narrowly,
near, nearabout, nearing, nigh, nighhand, not quite, on balance,
on the whole, only just, plus ou moins, practically, precisely,
pretty near, roughly, round, roundly, rudely, say, scarcely, some,
somewhere, substantially, virtually, well-nigh

nearly at English => English (English Thesaurus) Of Explained:

[ADV] (Smallness): {to a limited degree}: partially, in part, in a certain degree, to a certain degree, to a certain extent, comparatively, some, in some degree, in some measure, something, somewhat, simply, only, purely, merely, at least, at the least, at most, at the most, ever so little, as little as may be, in ever so small a degree, thus far, within bounds, in a manner, after a fashion, so to speak, almost, nearly, short of, not quite, all but, near upon, close upon, near the mark, within an inch of, on the brink of, scarcely, hardly, barely, only just, no more than, about

[ADV] (Smallness): {to an uncertain degree}: thereabouts, somewhere about, nearly, say, be the same, be little more or less.

[ADV] (Smallness): {to a limited degree}: partially, in part, in a certain degree, to a certain degree, to a certain extent, comparatively, some, in some degree, in some measure, something, somewhat, simply, only, purely, merely, at least, at the least, at most, at the most, ever so little, as little as may be, in ever so small a degree, thus far, within bounds, in a manner, after a fashion, so to speak, almost, nearly, short of, not quite, all but, near upon, close upon, near the mark, within an inch of, on the brink of, scarcely, hardly, barely, only just, no more than, about.

[ADV] (Smallness): {to an uncertain degree}: thereabouts, somewhere about, nearly, say, be the same, be little more or less.

[N] (Whole): {Principal part}: bulk, mass, lump, tissue, staple, body, trunk, torso, hull, hulk, skeleton greater part, major part, best part, principal part, main part, essential part, importance, lion's share, the long and the short, nearly, all, almost all.

nearly at English => English (Oxford Advanced Learners) Of Explained:

adverb
almost; not quite; not completely:
The bottle's nearly empty. * I've worked here for nearly two years. * It's nearly time to leave. * The audience was nearly all men. * He's nearly as tall as you are. * They're nearly always late. * She very nearly died. -> ALMOST
IDIOMS
not nearly much less than; not at all:
It's not nearly as hot as last year. * There isn't nearly enough time to get there now.
more at PRETTY adv.

Nearly at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Nearly \Near"ly\, adv.
In a near manner; not remotely; closely; intimately; almost.

nearly at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

nearly
adv 1: (of actions or states) slightly short of or not quite
accomplished; `near' is sometimes used informally for
`nearly' and `most' is sometimes used informally for
`almost'; "the job is (just) about done"; "the baby
was almost asleep when the alarm sounded"; "we're
almost finished"; "the car all but ran her down"; "he
nearly fainted"; "talked for nigh onto 2 hours"; "the
recording is well-nigh perfect"; "virtually all the
parties signed the contract"; "I was near exhausted by
the run"; "most everyone agrees" [syn: {about}, {just
about}, {almost}, {most}, {all but}, {near}, {nigh}, {virtually},
{well-nigh}]
2: in a close manner; "the two phenomena are intimately
connected"; "the person most nearly concerned" [syn: {closely},
{intimately}]

nearly at English (WD) Of Explained:

==English==

Etymology

Inter: suffix » near|ly

Pronunciation

* Inter: audio » en-us-nearly.ogg|Audio (US)

Adverb

Inter: en-ad » v
  • almost, but not quite; slightly short of
    1. : He left a nearly full beer on the bar.
    2. intimately; closely
    3. Herman Melville, Omoo
    4. : He was also accounted a man of wealth, and was nearly related to a high chief.

      Translations

      Inter: trans-top » almost, but not quite

  • Arabic: Inter: Arab » تقريبًا Inter: IPAchar » (taqríban)
  • Armenian: Inter: t- » hy|համարյա|tr=hamarya, Inter: t- » hy|գրեթե|tr=gret’e
  • Catalan: Inter: t- » ca|gairebé
  • Chinese: 几乎 (jīhū)
  • Czech: Inter: t+ » cs|málem, Inter: t+ » cs|skoro, Inter: t+ » cs|téměř
  • Dutch: Inter: t+ » nl|bijna
  • Finnish: Inter: t+ » fi|lähes, Inter: t+ » fi|melkein, Inter: t+ » fi|miltei, Inter: t+ » fi|liki
  • French: Inter: t+ » fr|presque
  • Georgian: Inter: t- » ka|თითქმის|tr=t'it'k'mis|sc=Geor
  • German: Inter: t+ » de|beinahe
  • Hungarian: Inter: t+ » hu|majdnem

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    • Irish: Inter: t- » ga|de chóir
    • Italian: Inter: t+ » it|quasi
    • Japanese: 殆ど (ほとんど, hotondo)
    • Korean: 거의 (geo-ui)
    • Navajo: Inter: tø » nv|kʼasdą́ą́
    • Polish: prawie
    • Portuguese: Inter: t+ » pt|quase
    • Russian: около (ókolo), почти (počtí), приблизительно (priblizítel’no)
    • Slovak: takmer
    • Spanish: Inter: t+ » es|casi
    • Swedish: Inter: t+ » sv|nästan, Inter: t+ » sv|uppemot


    Inter: trans-botto » m

    Statistics

    * Inter: rank » beyond|rose|age|491|nearly|miles|real|eye
    Category: Category:English degree adverbs -
    Translation: af » nearly
    Category: zh-min-nan:nearly -
    Translation: et » nearly
    Translation: el » nearly
    Translation: es » nearly
    Translation: fr » nearly
    Translation: ko » nearly
    Translation: io » nearly
    Translation: it » nearly
    Translation: kn » nearly
    Translation: ku » nearly
    Translation: lt » nearly
    Translation: li » nearly
    Translation: hu » nearly
    Translation: mg » nearly
    Translation: ml » nearly
    Translation: my » nearly
    Translation: nl » nearly
    Translation: ja » nearly
    Translation: pl » nearly
    Translation: sm » nearly
    Category: simple:nearly -
    Translation: fi » nearly
    Translation: ta » nearly
    Translation: te » nearly
    Translation: th » nearly
    Translation: tr » nearly
    Translation: vi » nearly
    Translation: zh » nearly