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"
closely, intimately, nearly(adverb)
in a close manner
"the two phenomena are intimately connected"; "the person most nearly concerned"
almost, but not quite; slightly short of
He left a nearly full beer on the bar.
in a near manner; not remotely; closely; intimately; almost
Nearly is the solo musical project of former Nine Inch Nails drummer, Jerome Dillon. Dillon plays most of the music himself. The 2005 debut release is entitled Reminder. Claudia Sarne contributes the vocals. Jerome is currently in the studio with engineer/programmer Joshua Kincheloe working on the follow-up to reminder.
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Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'nearly' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #925
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'nearly' in Written Corpus Frequency: #660
Rank popularity for the word 'nearly' in Adverbs Frequency: #93
The numerical value of nearly in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of nearly in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
By nature, men are nearly alike by practice, they get to be wide apart.
If we are to judge of love by the consequences, it more nearly resembles hatred than friendship.
We're a planet of nearly six billion ninnies living in a civilization that was designed by a few thousand amazingly smart deviants.
Nearly all legislation involves a weighing of public needs as against private desires and likewise a weighing of relative social values.
If we do not reform, next year we would be asked to spend nearly $8 billion on pension and health benefits, health costs alone consume nearly 10 percent of the budget.
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- gairebéCatalan, Valencian
- málem, téměř, skoroCzech
- beinahe, fastGerman
- liki, melkein, lähes, milteiFinnish
- de chóir, beagnachIrish
- համարյա, գրեթեArmenian
- ほとんど, 殆どJapanese
- речиси, скороMacedonian
- kʼasdą́ą́ʼNavajo, Navaho
- почти, около, приблизительно, чуть неRussian
- skoro, скороSerbo-Croatian
- takmer, skoroSlovak
- uppemot, nästanSwedish
- сливе, майжеUkrainian
- gần, gần nhưVietnamese
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