Definitions for gradually

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

Princeton's WordNet

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

    in a gradual manner

    "the snake moved gradually toward its victim"

Wiktionary

  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

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of gradually in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of gradually in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Virgil:

    Practice and thought might gradually forge many an art.

  2. Khine Khine Nwe:

    After the sanctions, it went as low as 60,000. Almost half of the factories gradually closed down.

  3. Shingo Kumazawa:

    The GPIF may have bought Japanese stocks in order to raise its allocation of Japanese stocks to (gradually) reach 25 percent.

  4. Tsai Ting Yu:

    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.

  5. Confucius:

    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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