Definitions for nearlyˈnɪər li

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  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"

  2. closely, intimately, nearly(adverb)

    in a close manner

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

WiktionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. nearly(Adverb)

    almost, but not quite; slightly short of

    He left a nearly full beer on the bar.

  2. nearly(Adverb)

    intimately

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Nearly(adverb)

    in a near manner; not remotely; closely; intimately; almost

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  1. nearLY

    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.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'nearly' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #925

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'nearly' in Written Corpus Frequency: #660

  3. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'nearly' in Adverbs Frequency: #93


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