Textual thesaurus for "nearly"

(adv) virtually, well-nigh, near, nigh, most, about, almost

(of actions or states) slightly short of or not quite accomplished; all but

the job is (just) about done; the baby was almost asleep when the alarm sounded; we're almost finished; the car all but ran her down; he nearly fainted; talked for nigh onto 2 hours; the recording is well-nigh perfect; virtually all the parties signed the contract; I was near exhausted by the run; most everyone agrees

(adv) closely, intimately

in a close manner

the two phenomena are intimately connected; the person most nearly concerned