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Synonyms for nearly
ˈnɪər linear·ly

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms0.0 / 0 votes

  1. nearly

    Synonyms:
    almost, closely, approximately

    Antonyms:
    quite, entirely, distantly, remotely

Princeton's WordNet1.0 / 1 vote

  1. about, almost, most, nearly, near, nigh, virtually, well-nighadverb

    (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, more or less, almost, close, near, approximately, around, to the highest degree, close to

  2. closely, intimately, nearlyadverb

    in a close manner

    "the two phenomena are intimately connected"; "the person most nearly concerned"

    Synonyms:
    most, tight, well, nigh, well-nigh, close, virtually, about, almost, near, intimately, closely

Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. nearlyadjective

    Synonyms:
    approximately, not remotely

  2. nearlyadjective

    Synonyms:
    almost, well-nigh, within a little

  3. nearlyadjective

    Synonyms:
    closely, intimately

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How to use nearly in a sentence?

  1. The MTA:

    This is a first of its kind pilot when it comes to transportation agencies around the world and we are proud to be a part of it, for nearly three months, The MTA has worked relentlessly to disinfect our entire fleet of subways and buses but we've always promised that we would explore any and all new approaches available to us as well. The launch of this UVC pilot represents a promising next step in our ongoing efforts to identify technologies that can keep our customers and employees as safe as possible.

  2. Defense Department spokesperson Sue Gough:

    Any allegations that we have not been providing information on troop numbers or force posture to the( Defense Department) Agency Review Team is inaccurate, the ART has met with nearly all of the commanders of the geographic combatant commands... the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and the Vice Chairman.

  3. Camille Paglia:

    In 1973, as a young teacher in Vermont, I nearly came to blows with a table of early academic feminists in Albany when I casually alluded to a hormonal element in sex differences, hormones, in their view, played no role whatever in human life.

  4. Bill Clinton:

    For nearly two decades, Arieh Saban has been a good friend, a loyal supporter, and trusted advisor to Hillary Clinton and me.

  5. John Larson:

    Nearly 45 % of all reported classes in Oregon have 26 students or more.


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