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Definition of nearly:

  1. At no great distance; closely; almost; in a niggardly manner.

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This graph shows how "nearly" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.

Examples of usage for nearly:

  1. Miss Cresswell, will you take charge of Elizabeth- I'm going to call you Elizabeth; you don't look nearly old enough to be Miss Hobart.
  2. But Gertrud is very silent; to go with her would be as nearly like being alone as it is possible to be when you are not.
  3. Let it stew slowly till nearly done.

Quotes for nearly:

  1. The International Brigades and the British volunteers were, numerically, only a small part of the Republican forces, but nearly all had accepted the need for organization and order in civilian life. - Bill Alexander
  2. One state retiree, 49 years old, paid, over the course of his entire career, a total of $124, 000 towards his retirement pension and health benefits. What will we pay him? $3. 3 million in pension payments over his life and nearly $500, 000 for health care benefits- a total of $3. 8m on a $120, 000 investment. - Chris Christie
  3. After an existence of nearly 20 years of almost innocuous desuetude, these laws are brought forth. - Grover Cleveland
  4. It was never physically dangerous except when I nearly fell off a horse, but it was physically arduous- especially when you were working late at night. - Derek Jacobi
  5. Today nearly every combat brigade located within the United States would report that they are not ready for duty. They are at the lowest levels of readiness. - Ike Skelton

Rhymes for nearly:

  1. austerely, severely, sincerely.
  2. cavalierly.
  3. clearly, dearly, merely, myrlie, yearly.

Idioms for nearly:

  1. almost/ nearly die of sth
  2. nearly/ almost have a heart attack
  3. nearly jump out of skin
  4. nearly fall off your chair
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