- al|most [ `ɔlmoust ] adverb ***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?
Usage of the words and phrases in modern English. 2013.