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"
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
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Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'virtually' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2403
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'virtually' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2166
Rank popularity for the word 'virtually' in Adverbs Frequency: #190
The numerical value of virtually in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of virtually in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
It is going to be digitized to be accessible to the public, at least virtually.
There comes a moment when you realize that virtually anything is possible- that nothing is too good to be true.
The eleventh commandment --- Thou shalt not be found out --- is the only one that is virtually impossible to keep these days.
The computer programmer is a creator of universes for which he alone is responsible. Universes of virtually unlimited complexity can be created in the form of computer programs.
Every great improvement has come after repeated failure. Virtually nothing comes out right the first time. Failures, repeated failures, are the posts on the road to achievement.
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- virtualmentCatalan, Valencian
- v podstatěCzech
- käytännöllisesti katsoen, käytännössäFinnish
- virtuellement, pratiquementFrench
- praticamente, virtualmentePortuguese
- în mod virtualRomanian
- bokstavligt talat, i principSwedish
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