HyperDic: nearly

English > 2 senses of the word nearly:
ADVERBallnearly, about, almost, most, near, nigh, virtually, well-nigh(of actions or states) slightly short of or not quite accomplished
allnearly, closely, intimatelyin a close manner
nearly > pronunciation
Soundsnih'rliy
Rhymesably ... zealously: 1543 rhymes with liy...
English > nearly: 2 senses > adverb 1
Meaning(of actions or states) slightly short of or not quite accomplished; all but.
Example "he nearly fainted"
Synonymsabout, almost, most, near, nigh, virtually, well-nigh
Spanishaproximadamente, casi, cerca, más, prácticamente, virtualmente
Catalancasi, gairebé, quasi
English > nearly: 2 senses > adverb 2
MeaningIn a close manner.
Example "the person most nearly concerned"
Synonymsclosely, intimately
Spanishcercanamente, íntimamente

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