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Princeton's WordNet

  1. annually, yearly, every year, each yearadverb

    without missing a year

    "they travel to China annually"

  2. per annum, p.a., per year, each year, annuallyadverb

    by the year; every year (usually with reference to a sum of money paid or received)

    "he earned $100,000 per annum"; "we issue six volumes per annum"


  1. annuallyadverb

    Once every year without fail, yearly

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Annuallyadverb

    Yearly; every year.

    Etymology: from annual.

    By two drachms, they thought it sufficient to signify a heart; because the heart at one year weigheth two drachms, that is, a quarter of an ounce; and unto fifty years annually encreaseth the weight of one drachm. Thomas Browne, Vulgar Errours, b. v. c. 20.

    The whole strength of a nation is the utmost that a prince can raise annually from his subjects. Jonathan Swift.


  1. annually

    Annually refers to something that happens once every year or is calculated or considered over the period of one year. It could be an event, a payment, a calculation, an observation or any occurrence that takes place every year.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Annuallyadverb

    yearly; year by year

Editors Contribution

  1. annuallyadverb

    An annual period of time.

    The business plan is reviewed monthly and then an assessment is completed annually.

    Submitted by MaryC on April 15, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'annually' in Adverbs Frequency: #413

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of annually in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of annually in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of annually in a Sentence

  1. Lang Banks:

    Despite being responsible for the worst North Sea spill in a decade, the level of the fine is literally a drop in the ocean when compared to the billions earned by Shell annually.

  2. Chris Smith:

    Organizations like Marie Stopes International and the International Planned Parenthood Federation have reported performing over 1 million abortions annually.

  3. Julia Kloeckner:

    About 15 percent of our children and young people are overweight, about 17 billion euros ($8.5 billion) of healthcare costs are generated annually by diet-related illnesses.

  4. Ryan Hanretty:

    This money will be paid by California's hardworking families to protect big business profits and finance projects for the 4 percent of the vehicle market whose average incomes exceed $100,000 annually.

  5. Garret Graves:

    I think that signing on to an agreement...that allows for China to have a 50% increase in greenhouse gas emissions annually by 2030 is inappropriate.

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