meaning of almost

almost meaning in General Dictionary

almost well nigh all but also for the best part

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  • (of activities or states) a little lacking or perhaps not quite accomplished; all but
  • almost; well nigh; all but; for the best part.

almost meaning in Etymology Dictionary

Old English eallm


almost meaning in General Dictionary

(adv.) Nearly; well nigh; all but; for best component.


Sentence Examples with the word almost

Strong, fine, glossy fibres are yielded by the exotic ramie (Boehmeria nivea), whose fibre, like that of the majagua, is almost incorruptible; by the maya or rat-pineapple (Bromelia Pinguin), and by the daquilla (or daiguiya - Lagetta lintearia, L.

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