gradually, bit by bit, step by step(adverb)
in a gradual manner
"the snake moved gradually toward its victim"
In a gradual manner; making slow progress; slowly.
Human reason doth not only gradually, but specifically, differ from the fantastic reason of brutes. uE000153948uE001 Grew.
in a gradual manner
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Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'gradually' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2799
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'gradually' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3053
Rank popularity for the word 'gradually' in Adverbs Frequency: #220
The numerical value of gradually in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of gradually in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Practice and thought might gradually forge many an art.
After the sanctions, it went as low as 60,000. Almost half of the factories gradually closed down.
The GPIF may have bought Japanese stocks in order to raise its allocation of Japanese stocks to (gradually) reach 25 percent.
Before the trips, I kind of resisted the idea of China. But through the programs I got to know them better and that resistance gradually disappeared.
He with whom neither slander that gradually soaks into the mind, nor statements that startle like a wound in the flesh, are successful may be called intelligent indeed.
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- gradualmentCatalan, Valencian
- nach und nach, allmählichGerman
- σταδιακά, βαθμιαίαGreek
- poco a poco, gradualmente, paulatinamenteSpanish
- رفته رفتهPersian
- mean air mheanScottish Gaelic
- ورده وردهKurdish
- allengs, geleidelijk, gaandewegDutch
- krok po kroku, stopniowoPolish
- pouco a pouco, gradualmentePortuguese
- progresiv, în mod gradat, în mod treptat, treptatRomanian
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