Definitions of almost

  1. (of actions or states) slightly short of or not quite accomplished; `near' is sometimes used informally for `nearly' and `most' is sometimes used informally for `almost'; "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" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. Nearly; well nigh; all but; for the greatest part. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. Nearly; wellnigh. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  4. Nearly; for the most part. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.

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Usage examples for almost

  1. Almost more than I can think of!" – Tess of the d'Urbervilles A Pure Woman by Thomas Hardy
  2. Then we can do almost anything we please- live any place you like." – One Woman's Life by Robert Herrick