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Synonyms for almost
ˈɔl moʊst, ɔlˈmoʊst

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. about, almost, most, nearly, near, nigh, virtually, well-nigh(adverb)

    (of actions or states) slightly short of or not quite accomplished; all but

    "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"

    Synonyms:
    well-nigh, virtually, closely, or so, intimately, roughly, just about, some, nigh, most, about, nearly, more or less, close, near, approximately, around, to the highest degree, close to

Wiktionary

  1. almost(adverb)

    Very close

    In all the submissions, they found four papers that were clearly worth publishing and another dozen almosts.

    Synonyms:
    nigh

  2. almost(adverb)

    Not quite

    Synonyms:
    nearly

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. almost(ad.)

    Synonyms:
    nearly, toward, towards, well-nigh, all but, for the most part, not quite, within a little

How to pronounce almost?

Alex
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Karen
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How to say almost in sign language?

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#6082virtually
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#30261intimately
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How to use almost in a sentence?

  1. Brendan Francis:

    People who ask our advice almost never take it. Yet we should never refuse to give it, upon request, for it often helps us to see our own way more clearly.

  2. Patrick Murray:

    This is pretty astounding, not only are New Jersey Democrats doing better on the generic House ballot statewide, but the shift is coming almost entirely from districts currently held by the GOP. If these results hold, we could be down to just one or two -- or maybe even zero -- Republican members in the state congressional delegation after November.

  3. Barack Obama:

    Our work here won't be done when almost 40% of children still live in poverty in this city. That's not a finished job. That's not a full recovery.

  4. Emmanuel Macron:

    Europe is tipping almost everywhere toward extremes and again is giving way to nationalism, we need all our energy to succeed. I have confidence in us.

  5. Le Cun:

    Then I saw a tiny light in the distance, almost like somebody lit a match, then all the sudden it was on me, it spit me out into the sunlight into this canal and there were tons of fish around. Goliath groupers, tarpons, a bunch of fish that didn't make it.


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