Definitions for entirely
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wholly, entirely, completely, totally, all, altogether, wholeadverb
to a complete degree or to the full or entire extent (`whole' is often used informally for `wholly')
"he was wholly convinced"; "entirely satisfied with the meal"; "it was completely different from what we expected"; "was completely at fault"; "a totally new situation"; "the directions were all wrong"; "it was not altogether her fault"; "an altogether new approach"; "a whole new idea"
entirely, exclusively, solely, alone, onlyadverb
without any others being included or involved
"was entirely to blame"; "a school devoted entirely to the needs of problem children"; "he works for Mr. Smith exclusively"; "did it solely for money"; "the burden of proof rests on the prosecution alone"; "a privilege granted only to him"
to the full or entire extent.
to the exclusion of others.
This part of the park is used entirely by the workers, everyone else will have to go to the other side.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: from entire.
Euphrates, running, sinketh partly into the lakes of Chaldea, and falls not entirely into the Persian sea. Walter Raleigh, History.
Here finish’d he, and all that he had made
View’d, and beheld! all was entirely good. John Milton, Par. Lost.
Chyle may be said to be a vegetable juice in the stomach and intestines; and, poured upon blood, it seems like oil: as it passeth into the lacteals it grows still more animal, and when it has circulated often with the blood, it is entirely so. Arbuth.
General consent entirely altered the whole frame of their government. Jonathan Swift.
Which when his pensive lady saw from far,
Great woe and sorrow did her soul assay,
As weening that the sad end of the war,
And ’gan to highest God entirely pray. Fairy Queen, b. i.
Entirely refers to being wholly or fully; completely or thoroughly. It signifies the total inclusion or exclusion of something without any reservations or exceptions.
in an entire manner; wholly; completely; fully; as, the trace is entirely lost
without alloy or mixture; truly; sincerely
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Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'entirely' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1531
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'entirely' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1634
Rank popularity for the word 'entirely' in Adverbs Frequency: #138
The numerical value of entirely in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of entirely in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
I've always made a total effort, even when the odds seemed entirely against me. I never quit trying I never felt that I didn't have a chance to win.
There are delays caused by the increased flow for individual licenses, with the oil and gas sector, much of what is being addressed previously did not require export licenses, so you have an entirely new sector that is asking for license authorizations to supply the Russian market.
Russia has been willing and able to bring significant firepower to bear against ISIS at a time when France is willing but not entirely able, and the United States is able, but not entirely willing to bring its full firepower to bear against ISIS in Syria.
The main goal of this project is to create a system where passenger can sit in and automatically go to his desired location without manually driving it, so it should be done automatically. So imagine that the passenger sits here, enter destination on a touch screen and the drone will automatically take off and land there, the biggest challenge is to make this entirely safe and entirely autonomous.
We’d like to see it entirely full. The last time the reservoir was entirely full was in the late 1990s, around 1998.
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- изцяло, само, напълно, единственоBulgarian
- totalment, enteramentCatalan, Valencian
- gu lèirScottish Gaelic
- 丸ごと, 全部, 全てJapanese
- bare, helt, kun, helt og holdentNorwegian
- berre, heiltNorwegian Nynorsk
- totalt, fullstendig, komplettNorwegian
- полностью, совершенно, вполне, совсем, всецелоRussian
- Baştan sonaTurkish
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