Definitions for thoroughly

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

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"


  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

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Tryon Edwards:

    If you would thoroughly know anything, teach it to others.

  2. Walter Savage Landor:

    No thoroughly occupied person was ever found really miserable.

  3. Thomas Alva Edison:

    Show me a thoroughly satisfied man and I will show you a failure.

  4. Thomas Edison:

    Show me a thoroughly satisfied man, and I will show you a failure.

  5. Oscar Wilde:

    I am the only person in the world I should like to know thoroughly.

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