Entirely

  • 1 Entirely — En*tire ly, adv. 1. In an entire manner; wholly; completely; fully; as, the trace is entirely lost. [1913 Webster] Euphrates falls not entirely into the Persian Sea. Raleigh. [1913 Webster] 2. Without alloy or mixture; truly; sincerely. [1913… …

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  • 2 entirely — index en banc, in toto, purely (positively), solely (singly), wholly Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton …

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  • 3 entirely — mid 14c., from ENTIRE (Cf. entire) + LY (Cf. ly) (2) …

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  • 4 entirely — [adv] completely absolutely, alone, altogether, exclusively, fully, in every respect, only, perfectly, plumb, quite, reservedly, solely, thoroughly, totally, undividedly, uniquely, utterly, well, wholly, without exception, without reservation;… …

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  • 5 entirely — ► ADVERB 1) wholly; completely. 2) solely …

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  • 6 entirely — [en tīr′lē, intīr′lē] adv. 1. wholly; completely; totally; fully 2. solely; only …

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  • 7 entirely — [[t]ɪnta͟ɪ͟ə(r)li[/t]] ♦♦♦ 1) ADV: ADV adj, ADV with v, ADV with cl/group Entirely means completely and not just partly. ...an entirely new approach... Fraud is an entirely different matter... Their price depended almost entirely on their… …

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  • 8 entirely — en|tire|ly [ ın taırli ] adverb *** 1. ) completely, or in every way: Towns only a few miles apart can have entirely different dialects. The task is to be handled entirely by federal employees. The city of Napier was entirely rebuilt after an… …

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  • 9 entirely */*/*/ — UK [ɪnˈtaɪə(r)lɪ] / US [ɪnˈtaɪrlɪ] adverb 1) completely, or in every way Towns only a few miles apart can have entirely different dialects. The task is to be handled entirely by federal employees. The city of Napier was entirely rebuilt after an… …

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  • 10 entirely — adverb completely and in every possible way: an entirely different matter | She devoted herself entirely to her research. | consist/depend entirely etc: The programme consists entirely of taped interviews with survivors of the Holocaust …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 11 entirely — adverb Date: 14th century 1. to the full or entire extent ; completely < I agree entirely > < you are entirely welcome > 2. to the exclusion of others ; solely < entirely by my own efforts > …

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  • 12 entirely — en|tire|ly W2S2 [ınˈtaıəli US ˈtaır ] adv completely and in every possible way ▪ Our situation is entirely different. ▪ The ridge consists entirely of volcanic rock. ▪ Her reasons were not entirely clear …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 13 entirely — adverb /ɪnˈtaɪəli,ɪnˈtaɪɹli/ a) to the full or entire extent. It is entirely up to you where we go, as Ill be happy with anywhere. b) to the exclusion of others. The cake hadnt entirely been eaten, so some was saved for later. Syn …

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  • 14 entirely — adv. Entirely is used with these adjectives: ↑absent, ↑abstract, ↑acceptable, ↑accidental, ↑alien, ↑alone, ↑anonymous, ↑appropriate, ↑arbitrary, ↑artificial, ↑autonomous, ↑ …

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  • 15 entirely — adverb 1) that s entirely out of the question Syn: absolutely, completely, totally, wholly, utterly, quite; altogether, in every respect, thoroughly, downright, one hundred percent 2) a gift entirely for charitable purposes Syn …

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  • 16 entirely — adverb 1) that s entirely out of the question Syn: absolutely, completely, totally, wholly, utterly, quite, altogether, thoroughly 2) a gift entirely for charitable purposes Syn: solely, only …

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  • 17 entirely*/*/*/ — [ɪnˈtaɪəli] adv completely, or in every way We have entirely different tastes in music.[/ex] I m not entirely sure I believe him.[/ex] …

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  • 18 entirely — adv. 1 wholly, completely (the stock is entirely exhausted). 2 solely, exclusively (did it entirely for my benefit) …

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  • 19 entirely — /en tuyeur lee/, adv. 1. wholly or fully; completely or unreservedly: I am not entirely satisfied with the architect s design. 2. solely or exclusively. [1300 50; ME; see ENTIRE, LY] Syn. 1. totally, thoroughly. * * * …

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  • 20 entirely — Synonyms and related words: absolutely, across the board, all, all out, all put together, alone, altogether, as a body, as a whole, at large, bodily, but, clearly, collectively, completely, comprehensively, corporately, definitely, en bloc, en… …

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