Definitions for virtuallyˈvɜr tʃu ə li
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
vir•tu•al•ly*ˈvɜr tʃu ə li(adv.)
for the most part; almost wholly; just about.
* Usage: See literally .
Origin of virtually:
in essence or effect but not in fact
"the strike virtually paralyzed the city"; "I'm virtually broke"
about, almost, most, nearly, near, nigh, virtually, well-nigh(adverb)
(of actions or states) slightly short of or not quite accomplished; all but
"the job is (just) about done"; "the baby was almost asleep when the alarm sounded"; "we're almost finished"; "the car all but ran her down"; "he nearly fainted"; "talked for nigh onto 2 hours"; "the recording is well-nigh perfect"; "virtually all the parties signed the contract"; "I was near exhausted by the run"; "most everyone agrees"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
virtually(adverb)ˈvɜr tʃu ə li
an old dog that was virtually blind; Virtually everyone agreed.
virtuallyˈvɜr tʃu ə li
using a computer
people who access files virtually
almost but not quite.
Without exaggeration; literally
In essence, but not in fact
Of a substructure of finite index.
Of a covering space of finite index.
in a virtual manner; in efficacy or effect only, and not actually; to all intents and purposes; practically
Translations for virtually
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
more or less, though not strictly speaking; in effect
He was virtually penniless.
- so te sê, feitlikAfrikaans
- на практикаBulgarian
- virtualmentePortuguese (BR)
- mere eller mindreDanish
- σχεδόν, κατ' ουσίανGreek
- niisama hästi kui, tegelikultEstonian
- تقریباً؛ کمابیشFarsi
- käytännöllisesti katsoenFinnish
- לְמַעֲשֶה, כִּמעַטHebrew
- लगभग वास्तव में नहींHindi
- kurang lebihIndonesian
- eiginlega;því sem næstIcelandic
- faktiškai, tiesą sakantLithuanian
- praktisk talt, i realitetenNorwegian
- تقریباً؛ کمابیشPersian
- په رښتيانو، په حقيقت كېPashto
- vskutku, vlastne, praktickySlovak
- praktiskt taget, så gott somSwedish
- hemen hemen, neredeyseTurkish
- 差不多Chinese (Trad.)
- фактично; реальноUkrainian
- حقيقت ميں، اصلاًUrdu
- thực sựVietnamese
- 差不多Chinese (Simp.)
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