What does thoroughly mean?

Definitions for thoroughly

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. thoroughly, exhaustively(adverb)

    in an exhaustive manner

    "we searched the files thoroughly"

  2. thoroughly, soundly, good(adverb)

    completely and absolutely (`good' is sometimes used informally for `thoroughly')

    "he was soundly defeated"; "we beat him good"

Wiktionary

  1. thoroughly(Adverb)

    In a thorough or complete manner.

    He went out in the rain and came back thoroughly drenched.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Thoroughly(adverb)

    in a thorough manner; fully; entirely; completely

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'thoroughly' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4385

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'thoroughly' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4211

  3. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'thoroughly' in Adverbs Frequency: #284

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of thoroughly in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of thoroughly in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. David Keim:

    We thoroughly reviewed what happened to make sure it doesn't happen again.

  2. George Bernard Shaw:

    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.

  3. George Eliot:

    It seems to me we can never give up longing And wishing while we are thoroughly alive. There are certain things we feel to be beautiful and good, And we must hunger after them.

  4. John Sifton:

    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.

  5. Henry Miller, The Colossus of Maroussi:

    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.

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