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ALMOST

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ALMOST (adverb)
  The adverb ALMOST has 1 sense:

1. (of actions or states) slightly short of or not quite accomplished

  Familiarity information: ALMOST used as an adverb is very rare.


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ALMOST (adverb)


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Meaning:

(of actions or states) slightly short of or not quite accomplished

Synonyms:

well-nigh; all but; almost; just about; nearly; virtually; nigh; near; most; about

Context examples:

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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