Meaning of NEARLY in English

/ ˈnɪəli; NAmE ˈnɪrli/ adverb

almost; not quite; not completely :

The bottle's nearly empty.

I've worked here for nearly two years.

It's nearly time to leave.

The audience was nearly all men.

He's nearly as tall as you are.

They're nearly always late.

She very nearly died.

➡ note at almost


- not nearly

—more at pretty adverb

Oxford Advanced Learner's English Dictionary.      Оксфордский английский словарь для изучающик язык на продвинутом уровне.