Barely Meaning

There are 3 meaning(s) for word Barely

Meaning 1 : almost not

    Example : she barely seemed to notice him,we were so far back in the theater, we could barely read the subtitles

    Synonyms : hardly,  scarce,  scarcely
Meaning 2 : by a little

    Example : it was barely 5 a.m.,the network has barely 5 percent of viewers

    Synonyms : just
Meaning 3 : only a very short time before

    Synonyms : hardly,  just,  scarce,  scarcely