What does Highly mean?

Definitions for Highly
ˈhaɪ liHigh·ly

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. highly, extremelyadverb

    to a high degree or extent; favorably or with much respect

    "highly successful"; "He spoke highly of her"; "does not think highly of his writing"; "extremely interesting"

  2. highlyadverb

    at a high rate or wage

    "highly paid workers"

  3. highlyadverb

    in a high position or level or rank

    "details known by only a few highly placed persons"

Wiktionary

  1. highlyadverb

    In a high or esteemed manner.

    He spoke highly of you.

    Etymology: From hiȝly, heȝly, heyȝliche, from healice, equivalent to . Cognate with hoogelijk, höchlich, højlig, högligen.

  2. highlyadverb

    extremely; greatly; awfully

    He is in a highly visible job.

    Etymology: From hiȝly, heȝly, heyȝliche, from healice, equivalent to . Cognate with hoogelijk, höchlich, højlig, högligen.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Highlyadverb

    in a high manner, or to a high degree; very much; as, highly esteemed

The New Hacker's Dictionary

  1. highly

    [scientific computation] The preferred modifier for overstating an understatement. As in: highly nonoptimal, the worst possible way to do something; highly nontrivial, either impossible or requiring a major research project; highly nonlinear, completely erratic and unpredictable; highly nontechnical, drivel written for lusers, oversimplified to the point of being misleading or incorrect (compare drool-proof paper). In other computing cultures, postfixing of in the extreme might be preferred.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Highly' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1081

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Highly' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2295

  3. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Highly' in Adverbs Frequency: #108

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Highly in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Highly in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of Highly in a Sentence

  1. Ahmad Puzi:

    In the earlier Orkim Victory case, the pirates siphoned the diesel via ship-to-ship transfer ... The RON 95 will be more difficult to transfer as it is highly flammable, it needs special safety requirements and equipment. We believe they (pirates) are looking for facilities to transfer the petrol to their 'customers' ... The closest registered facilities are in Thailand, Brunei, Vietnam.

  2. Anthony Borden:

    Jacky was one of the top development professionals working on Iraq, and she devoted nearly 10 years of her life to helping the country, she was extremely bright, highly competent, and well able to handle herself in difficult environments, and she was universally loved. We are in total shock.

  3. Peter Hotez:

    Measles is typically the first disease to return when there are interruptions in vaccinations because it is so highly contagious, so the fact that measles is now returning in some areas is an indication that our vaccine ecosystem is fragile and in some areas breaking down despite general gains.

  4. The BBC:

    At a time when the media is becoming less free around the world, it is highly worrying if a public broadcaster is being targeted for doing its job of reporting in the public interest.

  5. Diego Hernandez:

    When somebody has that kind of a defuse injury, they need support, they need resources, and service dogs are highly trained pieces of equipment, that helps them manage their medication, that can help with seizures, that can help when they fall. The service dogs provide that extra support 24-hours a day, and actually gives the family a reprieve.

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