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almost

adverb

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(Entry 1 of 2)

very close to but not completely
  • we were almost finished with dinner when an unexpected visitor showed up
  • there were almost enough seats for everybody on the bus

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almost

adjective

Synonyms & Antonyms of almost (Entry 2 of 2)

being such only when compared to something else
  • burdened with impossibly high expectations, the movie came to be regarded as an almost failure

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The first known use of almost was before the 12th century

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almoners

almost

alms

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“Almost.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/almost. Accessed 16 May. 2022.

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