What does Heavily mean?

Definitions for Heavily
ˈhɛv ə liHeav·i·ly

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Heavily.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. heavily, to a great extent(adverb)

    to a considerable degree

    "he relied heavily on others' data"

  2. heavily(adverb)

    in a heavy-footed manner

    "he walked heavily up the three flights to his room"

  3. heavily(adverb)

    with great force

    "she hit her arm heavily against the wall"

  4. heavily(adverb)

    in a manner designed for heavy duty

    "a heavily constructed car"; "heavily armed"

  5. heavy, heavily(adverb)

    slowly as if burdened by much weight

    "time hung heavy on their hands"

  6. heavily(adverb)

    in a labored manner

    "he breathed heavily"

  7. heavily, intemperately, hard(adverb)

    indulging excessively

    "he drank heavily"


  1. Heavily(adv.)

    Greatly; intensely; as, heavily involved in a plot; heavily invested in real estate.

  2. Heavily(adv.)

    In large quantity; as, it rained heavily.

  3. Origin: [From 2d Heavy.]


  1. heavily(Adverb)

    in a heavy manner

  2. heavily(Adverb)

    with a great weight

    heavily burdened

  3. heavily(Adverb)

    to a considerable degree, to a great extent

  4. heavily(Adverb)

    in a manner designed for heavy duty

  5. heavily(Adverb)

    so as to be thick or heavy

  6. heavily(Adverb)

    in a laboured manner

    he breathed heavily

Webster Dictionary

  1. Heavily(adverb)

    in a heavy manner; with great weight; as, to bear heavily on a thing; to be heavily loaded

  2. Heavily(adverb)

    as if burdened with a great weight; slowly and laboriously; with difficulty; hence, in a slow, difficult, or suffering manner; sorrowfully

  3. Origin: [From 2d Heavy.]

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Heavily' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2481

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Heavily' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4591

  3. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Heavily' in Adverbs Frequency: #204

How to pronounce Heavily?

  1. Alex
    US English

How to say Heavily in sign language?

  1. heavily


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Heavily in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Heavily in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of Heavily in a Sentence

  1. Virgilio Paredes:

    What we do know is that the site covers two cities that were heavily populated.

  2. Adrian Slobin:

    This was about creating a vibe relevant to what the Apartment is doing, it's a SoHo-based, heavily curated, high-end brand experience.

  3. Werner Baumann:

    There's no way to make this look good. The lawsuits and the first verdicts weigh heavily on our company and it's a concern for many people.

  4. Tess Graham:

    Snoring is heavy, high volume breathing and it happens at night because women are breathing too heavily during the day.

  5. Rick Brown:

    Canada is short on eggs and has been buying heavily from the U.S. for the last several years, mexico has been dealing with its own outbreaks of avian influenza, so they're banned from importing into the U.S. The logical place people will be looking now would be Europe.

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Translations for Heavily

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  • ztěžka, těžceCzech
  • си́льно, с трудо́м, тяжело́Russian
  • ağır şekildeTurkish

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