What is the meaning of almost?


  • Of actions or states. ( slightly short of or not quite accomplished; all but)
    • usage: "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"
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APAWordNet. (2010). almost. Retrieved October 16, 2017, from http://smartdefine.org/almost/definitions/1250578
ChicagoWordNet. 2010. "almost" http://smartdefine.org/almost/definitions/1250578 (accessed October 16, 2017).
HarvardWordNet 2010, almost, Smart Define, viewed 16 October, 2017, <http://smartdefine.org/almost/definitions/1250578>.
MLAWordNet. "almost" 23 October 2010. Web. 16 October 2017. <http://smartdefine.org/almost/definitions/1250578>
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