Definitions for practicallyˈpræk tɪk li

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

prac•ti•cal•lyˈpræk tɪk li(adv.)

  1. in a practical manner:

    to think practically.

  2. from a practical point of view.

  3. almost; nearly; virtually:

    Their provisions were practically gone.

Origin of practically:


Princeton's WordNet

  1. practically(adverb)

    almost; nearly

    "practically the first thing I saw when I got off the train"; "he was practically the only guest at the party"; "there was practically no garden at all"

  2. practically(adverb)

    in a practical manner

    "practically orientated institutions such as business schools"; "a brilliant man but so practically inept that he needed help to cross the road safely"

  3. much, practically(adverb)

    (degree adverb used before a noun phrase) for all practical purposes but not completely

    "much the same thing happened every time"; "practically everything in Hinduism is the manifestation of a god"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. practically(adverb)ˈpræk tɪk li


    In my opinion, the song is practically perfect.; Practically everything we bought was on sale.

  2. practicallyˈpræk tɪk li

    in a way that is appropriate and sensible

    Practically, we can't do it. There's no money.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Practically(adverb)

    in a practical way; not theoretically; really; as, to look at things practically; practically worthless

  2. Practically(adverb)

    by means of practice or use; by experience or experiment; as, practically wise or skillful; practically acquainted with a subject

  3. Practically(adverb)

    in practice or use; as, a medicine practically safe; theoretically wrong, but practically right

  4. Practically(adverb)


British National Corpus

  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'practically' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4024

  2. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'practically' in Adverbs Frequency: #361

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