|melkein englanniksi||almost, nearly, all but|
: Almost all people went there. - Not all but very close to it.
: We almost missed the train. - Not missed but very close to it.
: In all the submissions, they found four papers that were clearly worth publishing and another dozen almosts.
*: And whosoever hath traced mee and nearely transterm||de pres|lang=frm looked into my humours, Ile loose a good wager if hee confesse not that there is no rule in their schoole, could, a midde such crooked pathes and divers windings, square and report this naturall motion, and maintaine an apparance of liberty and licence so equall and inflexible […].
*: Let that which he learns next be nearly conjoined with what he knows already.
*: She could have joined most comfortably in all their supposings, and suspicions, and doubts, and prognostications, but the honour of the family was too nearly concerned to allow free reins to her tongue.
*: [H]e was also accounted a man of wealth, and was nearly related to a high chief.
*: I doubt some danger dos approach you neerely.
: ux|en|He left a nearly full beer on the bar.
: ux|en|I nearly didnt put this example in.
*: He served great Hector, and was ever near, / Not with his trumpet only, but his spear.
*: She is thy fathers near kinswoman.
: a near friend
: a version near to the original
: a near escape
: The end is near.
: The two words are near synonyms.
: the near ox; the near leg
*: the nearest way
: Im near-sighted.
*: ...he hears for certain that the Queen-Mother is about and hath near finished a peace with France....
*: Sir John Friend had very near completed a regiment of horse.
*: Thinking about those pounds and pence, I near forgot my wound.
*: "I damn near forgot." He pulled an envelope from his jacket.
*: The fire was almost dead, the chamber near dark.
: ux|en|There are habitable planets orbiting many of the stars near our Sun.
*: He entered the inn, and asking for dinner, unbuckled his wallet, and sat down to rest himself near the door.
*: It shied, balked, and whinnied, and in the end he could do nothing but drive it into the yard while the men used their own strength to get the heavy wagon near enough the hayloft for convenient pitching.
: ux|en|The voyage was near completion.
: The ship nears the land.
: The food is all but finished.
*: When the first wave of postwar immigrants arrived in Britain in the 1950s and ’60s, it was a period of rising wages, full employment, an expanding welfare state and strong trade unions. Today, Britain’s manufacturing base has all but disappeared, working-class communities have disintegrated, unions have been neutered and the welfare state has begun to crumble.