Greatly

  • 1 Greatly — Great ly, adv. 1. In a great degree; much. [1913 Webster] I will greatly multiply thy sorrow. Gen. iii. 16. [1913 Webster] 2. Nobly; illustriously; magnanimously. [1913 Webster] By a high fate thou greatly didst expire. Dryden. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 2 greatly — c.1200, from GREAT (Cf. great) + LY (Cf. ly) (2). Cf. M.Du. grotelike, Du. grootelijks …

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  • 3 greatly — iargely, mostly, chiefly, mainly, principally, generally …

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  • 4 greatly — [adv] considerably abundantly, by much, conspicuously, eminently, emphatically, enormously, exceedingly, exceptionally, extremely, famously, glaringly, highly, hugely, immeasurably, immensely, incalculably, incomparably, incredibly, indeed,… …

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  • 5 greatly — ► ADVERB ▪ very much …

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  • 6 greatly — great|ly W3 [ˈgreıtli] adv formal extremely or very much greatly increased/reduced ▪ The cost of repairs has greatly increased in recent years. ▪ All offers of help will be greatly appreciated . ▪ The quality of health care varies greatly …

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  • 7 greatly — adverb Date: 13th century 1. to a great extent or degree ; very much < contributed greatly to improved relations > < not greatly bothered > 2. in a great manner ; nobly, magnanimously < a man may live greatly in the law O. W. Holmes †1935 > …

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  • 8 greatly — great|ly [ greıtli ] adverb ** very much: Your support is greatly appreciated. greatly reduced costs The houses vary greatly in size …

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  • 9 greatly — [[t]gre͟ɪtli[/t]] ADV GRADED: ADV with v, ADV adj (emphasis) You use greatly to emphasize the degree or extent of something. [FORMAL] People would benefit greatly from a pollution free vehicle... We were greatly honoured that Sheik Hasina took… …

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  • 10 greatly */*/ — UK [ˈɡreɪtlɪ] / US adverb very much greatly reduced costs The houses vary greatly in size. Your support is greatly appreciated …

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  • 11 greatly — adverb a) Nobly; magnanimously. Expenses greatly exceeded revenues. b) To a great extent or degree. He was more greatly beloved than anyone in living memory …

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  • 12 greatly — adv. Greatly is used with these adjectives: ↑amused, ↑concerned, ↑dependent, ↑disappointed, ↑disturbed, ↑honoured, ↑impressed, ↑indebted, ↑inferior, ↑inflated, ↑interested, ↑ …

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  • 13 greatly — [ˈgreɪtli] adv very much Your support is greatly appreciated.[/ex] greatly reduced costs[/ex] …

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  • 14 greatly — adv. by a considerable amount; much (greatly admired; greatly superior) …

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  • 15 greatly — /grayt lee/, adv. 1. in or to a great degree; much: greatly improved in health. 2. in a great manner. [1150 1200; ME gretli; see GREAT, LY] * * * …

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  • 16 greatly — See materially. See materially, greatly …

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  • 17 greatly — adverb your donations are greatly appreciated Syn: very much, considerably, substantially, appreciably, significantly, markedly, sizably, seriously, materially, profoundly; enormously, vastly, immensely, tremendously, mightily, abundantly,… …

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  • 18 greatly — Synonyms and related words: a deal, a great deal, a lot, abundantly, as all creation, as all get out, beaucoup, consequentially, considerable, considerably, conspicuously, eminently, ever so, ever so much, exceedingly, exceptionally, extremely,… …

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  • 19 greatly — I (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. exceedingly, considerably, hugely; see very . II (Roget s Thesaurus II) adverb To a high degree: awfully, dreadfully, eminently, exceedingly, exceptionally, extra, extremely, highly, most, notably, very. Informal: awful …

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  • 20 greatly — great·ly || greɪtlɪ adv. very much, extremely …

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