Definitions for VERYˈvɛr i

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word VERY

Princeton's WordNet

  1. very(a)(adj)

    precisely as stated

    "the very center of town"

  2. identical, selfsame(a), very(a)(adverb)

    being the exact same one; not any other:

    "this is the identical room we stayed in before"; "the themes of his stories are one and the same"; "saw the selfsame quotation in two newspapers"; "on this very spot"; "the very thing he said yesterday"; "the very man I want to see"

  3. very, really, real, rattling(adverb)

    used as intensifiers; `real' is sometimes used informally for `really'; `rattling' is informal

    "she was very gifted"; "he played very well"; "a really enjoyable evening"; "I'm real sorry about it"; "a rattling good yarn"

  4. very(adverb)

    precisely so

    "on the very next page"; "he expected the very opposite"

Wiktionary

  1. very(Adverb)

    to a great extent or degree; extremely; exceedingly

    Youu2019re very tall.

  2. very(Adverb)

    true, truly

    He tried his very best.

  3. very(Adjective)

    True, real, actual

  4. very(Adjective)

    The same; identical.

  5. very(Adjective)

    With limiting effect: mere.

  6. Origin: From verray, verrai, from verai (Modern : vrai), from assumed *, alteration of verax, from verus, from wēr-. Cognate with wær, waar, wahr, alvöru. Displaced native sore, sar (from sar (Cf. : sehr, : zeer), wel (from wel). More at warlock.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Very(verb)

    true; real; actual; veritable

  2. Very(adverb)

    in a high degree; to no small extent; exceedingly; excessively; extremely; as, a very great mountain; a very bright sum; a very cold day; the river flows very rapidly; he was very much hurt

  3. Origin: [OE. verai, verray, OF. verai, vrai, F. vrai, (assumed) LL. veracus, for L. verax true, veracious, fr. verus true; akin to OHG. & OS. wr, G. wahr, D. waar; perhaps originally, that is or exists, and akin to E. was. Cf. Aver, v. t., Veracious, Verdict, Verity.]

Freebase

  1. Very

    Very is the fifth studio album by English electronic duo Pet Shop Boys. It was released in 1993, going on to sell more than five million copies worldwide.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'VERY' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #91

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'VERY' in Written Corpus Frequency: #74

  3. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'VERY' in Adverbs Frequency: #10

  4. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'VERY' in Adjectives Frequency: #193

Anagrams of VERY »

  1. ev'ry

  2. Evry


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