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ALMOST has all the letters in alphabetical order.

Fun fact! The longest commonly used word in English with all the letters in alphabetical order is "almost".

The word almost is considered to be an easy one, according to the Dale-Chall word list, which includes 3000 words that all fourth-grade American students should know and understand.

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Definition of the adjective almost

What does almost mean as an attribute of a noun?

adjective - degrees: more almost / most almost

  1. Similar to

Definition of the adverb almost

What does almost mean as an attribute of something other than a noun?


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

Alternative definition of the adverb almost


  1. Very close
  2. Not quite

Definition of the noun almost

What does almost mean as a name of something?


  1. [informal] Something or someone that doesn't quite make it.


"Almost": Wendy Cracked a Walnut is a 1990 Australian comedy.

Phrases with Almost

  1. Almost everywhere
  2. Almost Doesn't Count

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Almost

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Google previewEncyclopedia of American Indian Literature (2009)

by Jennifer McClinton-Temple, Alan R. Velie

Landfill Meditations: Crossblood Stories contains 14 short stories, almost all of which had been published previously; only “The Red Coin” is original. Within this collection the reader encounters a number of Gerald ...

Google previewThe Edinburgh Encyclopaedia ... (1830)

by Sir David Brewster

Thorax large, almost semicircular. Head much deflexed. Sp. 1. Dermestoides. Mycetophagus dermestoides. Fabr; Eustrophus dermestoides. Latr. GENUs CCII. TETRAtomA. Herbst, Fabr.

Google previewDictionary of Health Economics (1999)

by Alan Earl-Slater

almost all the time. Moderate pain: (a) occasionally, (b) frequently, (c) almost all the time. Severe pain: (a) occasionally, (b) frequently, (c) almost all the time. Agonising pain: (a) occasionally, ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Londinensis; or an universal dictionary of arts, sciences, and literature ... (1812)

by John Wilkes (of Milland House, Sussex.)

Almost every branch of the revenue had failed. From want of money, the militialaw could not be carried into execution. We could not pay or forces abroad; and, to enable us to pav those at home, there was a necessity for borrowing 52,020).

Google previewEncyclopedia of Geography (2010)

by Barney Warf

Almost every field of geography addresses an aspect of urban environmental geography, including physical geography, which explains (a) some of the ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Retirement and Finance (2003)

by Lois A. Vitt

Almost 25% of middle- aged households are providing care for an older relative. In a survey of the "average caregiver" — a 46-year-old working female — by the National Alliance for Caregiving (1998), these "informal" family care providers ...

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Small photo of ZAANDAM, NETHERLANDS - February 22, 2018: 160 rooms Inntel Hotel in Zaandam. The facade, an accumulation of almost seventy traditional ‘Zaanse’ houses becomes the striking feature of this building.Small photo of Industry: Almost bare tree in front of the old head frame of a disused uranium mine in Eastern ThuringiaSmall photo of Industry: Almost bare tree in front of the old head frame of a disused uranium mine in Eastern ThuringiaSmall photo of Huay (traditional house) Tai Dam is characterized by a curved roof turtle shell. Cover the grass Almost reaching the ground instead of the lid. To protect the windSmall photo of White, almost translucent, mushrooms growing in Tijuca National ForestSmall photo of The skyline of Leadville, Colorado looks much the same as it did almost 100 years ago, with church steeples, an opera house and hundreds of Victorian roofs.Small photo of Isolated road and Icelandic colorful landscape at Iceland, late Summer time, almost Autumn More...

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Quotes about Almost

Almost no one is foolish enough to imagine that he automatically deserves great success in any field of activity yet almost everyone believes that he automatically deserves success in marriage. (Sydney J. Harris)
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Scrabble value of A1L1M3O1S1T1

The value of this 6-letter word is 8 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

Anagrams of ALMOST

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