almost - definition and synonyms

 
 
 
adverb 

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/ˈɔːlməʊst/
  1. nearly but not completely

    ‘Are you ready?’ ‘Almost! I’m just putting my shoes on.’

    It’s almost a year since she died.

    The baby’s almost walking now.

    almost all:

    Almost all of the students here are from South America.

    almost every/everyone/everything etc:

    Almost everything was lost in the fire.

    almost as...as:

    Sam’s almost as tall as his mother.

    almost certainly:

    Anne will almost certainly get the job, don’t you think?