Definitions for vertically

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ver•ti•calˈvɜr tɪ kəl(adj.)

  1. being in a position or direction perpendicular to the plane of the horizon; upright; plumb.

  2. of, pertaining to, or situated at the vertex.

  3. Bot. being in the same direction as the axis; lengthwise.

    Category: Botany

  4. pertaining to vertical merger.

    Category: Economics

  5. pertaining to vertical integration.

    Category: Common Vocabulary, Business

  6. pertaining to or noting a stratified society, nation, etc.

    Category: Sociology

  7. (n.)something vertical, as a line or plane.

  8. a vertical or upright position.

Origin of vertical:

1550–60; < L verticālis=vertic-, s. of vertexvertex+-ālis -al1


Princeton's WordNet

  1. vertically(adverb)

    in a vertical direction

    "a gallery quite often is added to make use of space vertically as well as horizontally"


  1. vertically(Adverb)

    In a vertical direction or position.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Vertically(adverb)

    in a vertical manner, position, or direction; perpendicularly; as, to look down vertically; to raise a thing vertically

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