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Almost - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'Almost' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Almost [ adv.]
- Nearly; well nigh; all but; for the greatest part.

Meaning of 'Almost' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . almost [ r]
Meaning (1):
- (of actions or states) slightly short of or not quite accomplished; all but
Example in sentence:
  • he nearly fainted;
  • I was near exhausted by the run;
  • most everyone agrees;
  • talked for nigh onto 2 hours;
  • the baby was almost asleep when the alarm sounded;
  • the car all but ran her down;
  • the job is (just) about done;
  • the recording is well-nigh perfect;
  • virtually all the parties signed the contract;
  • we're almost finished