in an exhaustive manner
"we searched the files thoroughly"
thoroughly, soundly, good(adverb)
completely and absolutely (`good' is sometimes used informally for `thoroughly')
"he was soundly defeated"; "we beat him good"
In a thorough or complete manner.
He went out in the rain and came back thoroughly drenched.
in a thorough manner; fully; entirely; completely
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Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'thoroughly' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4385
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'thoroughly' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4211
Rank popularity for the word 'thoroughly' in Adverbs Frequency: #284
The numerical value of thoroughly in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of thoroughly in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
We thoroughly reviewed what happened to make sure it doesn't happen again.
I want to be thoroughly used up when I die, for the harder I work the more I live. I rejoice in life for its own sake.
The Senate report makes it easier for loathsome foreign regimes to criticize the United States' human rights record, which drives home another key reason why the CIA's abuses need to be thoroughly renounced.
To be silent the whole day long, see no newspaper, hear no radio, listen to no gossip, be thoroughly and completely lazy, thoroughly and completely indifferent to the fate of the world is the finest medicine a man can give himself.
Takata and BMW thoroughly investigated that event together in 2003 and concluded that the cause was an overloaded inflator, we believe that all testing concerning the 2003 event occurred in 2003 at Takata’s LaGrange, Georgia, facility – not in Michigan.
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- detenidamente, a fondo, a cabalidad, completamente, cabalmenteSpanish
- complètement, absolumentFrench
- tüzetesen, alaposanHungarian
- grundigNorwegian Nynorsk
- completamente, a fundoPortuguese
- досконально, полностью, основательно, тщательно, совсем, совершенно, вполнеRussian
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