Definitions for gradually

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. gradually, bit by bit, step by step(adverb)

    in a gradual manner

    "the snake moved gradually toward its victim"


  1. gradually(Adverb)

    In a gradual manner; making slow progress; slowly.

  2. gradually(Adverb)

    by degrees

    Human reason doth not only gradually, but specifically, differ from the fantastic reason of brutes. uE000153948uE001 Grew.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Gradually(adverb)

    in a gradual manner

  2. Gradually(adverb)

    in degree

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'gradually' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2799

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'gradually' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3053

  3. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'gradually' in Adverbs Frequency: #220

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