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Synonyms for nearly
ˈnɪər li

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

  2. closely, intimately, nearly(adverb)

    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

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. nearly

    Synonyms:
    almost, closely, approximately

    Antonyms:
    quite, entirely, distantly, remotely

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. nearly(ad.)

    Synonyms:
    approximately, not remotely

  2. nearly(ad.)

    Synonyms:
    almost, well-nigh, within a little

  3. nearly(ad.)

    Synonyms:
    closely, intimately

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    almost, near, virtually, approximately, close, practically, about, closely, around, roughly, some, fast, hardly

How to pronounce nearly?

Alex
Alex
US English
Daniel
Daniel
British
Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say nearly in sign language?

  1. nearly

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#157well
#426around
#735close
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#1214almost
#2248approximately
#2512nearly
#3986tight
#4584closely
#6082virtually
#6787hardly
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#10988practically
#30261intimately
#33696nigh

How to use nearly in a sentence?

  1. Mohan Pokhran:

    We don't have nearly enough of anything.

  2. Li Keqiang:

    China's economy has enough resilience, potential and ample room for growth, especially with a huge domestic market and rich human resources of nearly 1.4 billion people, therefore, we are fully confident and capable of keeping economic growth rate within an appropriate range in spite of multiple risks and challenges in 2019.

  3. Chicago Tribune:

    When the police arrived, Anthony Prate was taken into custody and is currently being held in CookCounty Jail without bond. Daniels grisly death has put the spotlight back on the bizarre events leading up to the death of Anthony Prate first wife, Bridget Prate, who died in 2011. CHICAGO TODDLER UNHURT AS FATHER AND ANOTHER MAN DIE IN GUNFIRE EXCHANGE In that incident, Anthony Prate claimed Anthony Prate overheard Anthony Prate wife talking to another man and said they were plotting to kill Anthony Prate. Anthony Prate dialed 911 and demanded that both Anthony Prate wife of nearly 20 years and the man she was talking to be arrested. When authorities arrived, Bridget Prate told them it had all been a big misunderstanding and the officers left. Anthony Prate was charged with first-degree murder in the Nov. 23 death of Anthony Prate girlfriend Malgorzata Daniel, a 48-year-old nurse who authorities said was stabbed 30 times in her home. ( Cook County Jail) Less than a week later, she was dead. Police found Bridgets crumpled body under the dashboard of a car that crashed while Prate was driving. Anthony Prate told the police that Anthony Prate wife had unbuckled Bridget Prate seat belt to look for Bridget Prate purse and a water bottle just seconds before Anthony Prate lost control of the vehicle, crossed over the center line, and hit an oncoming car and a tree before coming to a stop. When paramedics arrived, three bystanders had surrounded the car while Anthony Prate attempted to give mouth-to-mouth resuscitation to Anthony Prate wife. Bridget Prate didnt have a pulse and Bridget Prate wasnt breathing. One of the bystanders said Anthony Prate, who had suffered only minor injuries, looked frantic and shocked.

  4. Bernie Sanders:

    At a time when nearly 14% of Americans do not have a full-time job and when the middle class is working longer hours for lower wages, I oppose a massive increase in temporary guest worker programs that will allow large corporations to import hundreds of thousands of blue-collar and white-collar workers from overseas.

  5. Sarah Monopoloh:

    I nearly died in the process.


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