Meaning of ALMOST in English

ALMOST

adverb

1.

Synonyms: nearly , about, all but, approximately, most, much, ||nearabout, nigh, practically, well-nigh

2.

not actually but in effect

he paid almost nothing for it

Synonyms: all but, as good as, as much as, essentially, practically, well-nigh; compare virtually

Idioms: for all practical purposes, in effect, just about, to all intents and purposes

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