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Nearly
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This clue has been rated as VERY COMMON
We've rated Nearly as VERY COMMON as it is a very popular clue with cruciverbalists.

3 December 2021
Last seen in: Evening Standard Easy Crossword

We found 14 answers for the crossword clue 'Nearly', the most recent of which was seen in the Evening Standard Easy Crossword.

This clue looks to be a standard clue as in it's a NON-CRYPTIC crossword based on the publications in which we have recently seen it.

We have given Nearly a popularity rating of 'Very Common' because it has featured in a numerous crossword publications and has multiple answers.

As well as being a clue we've also seen Nearly as an answer itself some 107 times.

Nearly is a single word clue made up of 6 letters.

We most recently saw this clue in 'Evening Standard Easy Crossword' on Monday, 06 December 2021 with the answer being ALLBUT, but the most popular answer for this clue is ALMOST.

We've seen this clue in the following publications:

Definitions and usage

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  • In a close manner; "the two phenomena are intimately connected"; "the person most nearly concerned"
  • (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"

Anagrams

We found 1 anagrams for the word 'Nearly'.

  • anerly

Crossword Answers

4 Letters

MOST
Used to form the superlative; "the king cobra is the most dangerous snake"

NEAR
Near in time or place or relationship; "as the wedding day drew near"; "stood near the door"; "don't shoot until they come near"; "getting near to the true explanation"; "her mother is always near"; "The end draws nigh"; "the bullet didn't come close"; "don't get too close to the fire"

NIGH
(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"

ORSO
(of quantities) imprecise but fairly close to correct; "lasted approximately an hour"; "in just about a minute"; "he's about 30 years old"; "I've had about all I can stand"; "we meet about once a month"; "some forty people came"; "weighs around a hundred pounds"; "roughly $3,000"; "holds 3 gallons, more or less"; "20 or so people were at the party"

5 Letters

ABOUT
In the area or vicinity; "a few spectators standing about"; "hanging around"; "waited around for the next flight"

OR SO

6 Letters

ALLBUT

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"

7 Letters

CLOSELY
In a close manner; "the two phenomena are intimately connected"; "the person most nearly concerned"

CLOSETO
(of quantities) imprecise but fairly close to correct; "lasted approximately an hour"; "in just about a minute"; "he's about 30 years old"; "I've had about all I can stand"; "we meet about once a month"; "some forty people came"; "weighs around a hundred pounds"; "roughly $3,000"; "holds 3 gallons, more or less"; "20 or so people were at the party"

8 Letters

WELLNIGH

9 Letters

JUSTABOUT
(of quantities) imprecise but fairly close to correct; "lasted approximately an hour"; "in just about a minute"; "he's about 30 years old"; "I've had about all I can stand"; "we meet about once a month"; "some forty people came"; "weighs around a hundred pounds"; "roughly $3,000"; "holds 3 gallons, more or less"; "20 or so people were at the party"

VIRTUALLY
In essence or effect but not in fact; "the strike virtually paralyzed the city"; "I'm virtually broke"

10 Letters

INTIMATELY
In a close manner; "the two phenomena are intimately connected"; "the person most nearly concerned"

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