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Nearly (IPA: /ˈnɪɹɫi/)

Nearly (adv.)

In a near manner; not remotely; closely; intimately; almost.

Nearly Synonyms

All But, Most, Well-nigh, About, Virtually, Just About, Almost, Nigh, Near

Nearly Synonyms

Intimately, Closely

Nearly Rhymes

Bierley, Bierly, Clearly, Dearly, Merely, Myrlie, Nearly, Yearly

Austerely, Severely, Sincerely


Spanish Translation

Nearly in Spanish is Casi

Tagalog Translation

Nearly in Tagalog is Halos

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A motion picture destined to offend nearly two thirds of the civilized world. And severely annoy the other third." - Monty Python's Life of Brian

Example Sentence (Quote)

" After an existence of nearly twenty years of almost innocuous desuetude these laws are brought forth." - Law

Example Sentence (Quote)

"An honest man nearly always thinks justly." - Jean-Jacques Rousseau

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Fantasy is a higher form of Art, indeed the most nearly pure form, and so (when achieved) the most potent." - J. R. R. Tolkien

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Freedom of expression is the matrix, the indispensable condition, of nearly every other form of freedom." - Freedom

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