Simple Definition of nearly
: not completely : almost but not quite
Full Definition of nearly
1 : in a close manner or relationship <nearly related>
2 a : almost but not quite <nearly identical> <nearly a year later> b : to the least extent <not nearly as good as we expected>
Examples of nearly
I see her nearly every day.
We lived there for nearly two years.
Nearly all of us got sick that weekend.
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