adv. 1 almost, not quite, about, approximately, all but, just about, virtually, wellnigh, practically, as good as, more or less; around, approaching, nearing, barely, hardly, scarcely, close to We were nearly there but couldn't make it She was nearly ninety when her first book was published. 2 closely, identically, exactly, precisely Her opinions agree most nearly with his His painting most nearly resembles Picasso's.
Meaning of NEARLY in English
Oxford thesaurus English vocab. Английский словарь Оксфорд тезаурус. 2012