near enough

near enough
near enough phrase
almost exactly

It is near enough an exact copy of the dress she wore in the film.

Thesaurus: almost and almost notsynonym
Main entry: near

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sufficiently close to being the case for all practical purposes

this price was near enough the going rate for rent

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near eˈnough idiom
(BrE, informal) used to say that sth is so nearly true that the difference does not matter

We've been here twenty years, near enough.

Main entry:nearidiom

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  • near enough — almost exactly It is near enough an exact copy of the dress she wore in the film …   English dictionary

  • enough — 1 /I nVf/ adverb 1 to the necessary degree: Her sentence was light because the judge said she had suffered enough already. | Are the carrots cooked enough? 2 tall/kind/fast etc enough as tall, kind, fast etc as is necessary: I didn t bring a big… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • near — near1 W1S1 [nıə US nır] adv, prep ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(short distance away)¦ 2¦(short time before)¦ 3¦(almost doing something)¦ 4¦(amount or level)¦ 5¦(similar)¦ 6 near perfect/impossible etc 7 draw near 8 (as) near as damn it 9 near enough …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • enough — e|nough1 W1S1 [ıˈnʌf] adv [always after a verb, adjective, or adverb] 1.) to the degree that is necessary or wanted ▪ Are the carrots cooked enough? ▪ He just hadn t thought enough about the possible consequences. ▪ You can go to school when you… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • near — [[t]nɪ͟ə(r)[/t]] ♦ nearer, nearest, nears, nearing, neared 1) PREP If something is near a place, thing, or person, it is a short distance from them. Don t come near me... Her children went back every year to stay in a farmhouse near the cottage …   English dictionary

  • near — /nɪə / (say near) adverb 1. close: near by. 2. nigh; at, within, or to a short distance: to stand near. 3. close at hand in time: New Year s Day is near. 4. close in relation; closely with respect to connection, similarity, etc. 5. Chiefly… …  

  • near — near1 [ nır ] function word *** Near can be used in the following ways: as a preposition: I lived near the school. I ll write and let you know nearer the time. as an adverb: Come nearer, and I ll tell you the whole story. as an adjective: I went… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • near — 1 adverb, preposition 1 only a short distance from a person or thing: Bob was standing near enough to hear what they said. | Why don t you move your chair nearer mine? | near to: Don t sit too near to the screen. | go/come/get etc near (=to move… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • near — I UK [nɪə(r)] / US [nɪr] adjective, adverb, preposition *** Summary: Near can be used in the following ways: as a preposition: I lived near the school. ♦ I ll write and let you know nearer the time. as an adverb: Come nearer, and I ll tell you… …   English dictionary

  • Near-Earth asteroid — Near Earth asteroids (NEAs) are asteroids whose orbits are close to Earth s orbit. All near Earth asteroids spend part of their orbits between 0.983 and 1.3 astronomical units away from the Sun. Some near Earth asteroids orbits intersect Earth s… …   Wikipedia

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