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Dictionary entry overview: What does almost mean?
• 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.
Dictionary entry details
|Sense 1||almost [BACK TO TOP]|
(of actions or states) slightly short of or not quite accomplished
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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