Synonyms for almost
adv nearly, very nearly


about to
in effect
just about
all but
as good as

bordering on
close to
close upon
for all practical purposes
for the greatest part
in the neighborhood of
in the vicinity of
near to
not far from

not quite
on the brink of
on the edge of
on the point of
on the verge of
pretty near
within sight of

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