Share this entry

Share this page

quasi-

Pronunciation: /ˈkweɪzʌɪ, -sʌɪ, ˈkwɑːzi/

Definition of quasi- in English:

combiningForm

1.1Being partly or almost: quasicrystalline
Synonyms
partly, partially, in part, part, to a certain extent/degree, to a limited extent/degree, to some extent/degree, half, in some measure, relatively, comparatively, moderately, (up) to a point, a little, somewhat;
almost, nearly, very nearly, just about, all but, not totally, not wholly, not entirely, not fully, incompletely

Origin

from Latin quasi 'as if, almost'.

Definition of quasi- in:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Top searches

= trending
Word of the day vicarious
Pronunciation: vɪˈkɛːrɪəs
adjective
experienced in the imagination through another person's feelings…