What does entirely mean?

Definitions for entirely
ɛnˈtaɪər lien·tire·ly

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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"

  2. 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"

Wiktionary

  1. entirelyadverb

    to the full or entire extent.

  2. entirelyadverb

    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.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Entirelyadverb

    in an entire manner; wholly; completely; fully; as, the trace is entirely lost

  2. Entirelyadverb

    without alloy or mixture; truly; sincerely

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'entirely' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1531

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'entirely' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1634

  3. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'entirely' in Adverbs Frequency: #138

How to pronounce entirely?

  1. Alex
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    Daniel
    British
    Karen
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    Veena
    Indian

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of entirely in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of entirely in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of entirely in a Sentence

  1. Dominic Raab:

    In terms of who is responsible, the picture is not entirely clear.

  2. Andy Herber:

    The oncologist said that his immune system won't be able to handle fighting off any of the infections, so we pulled him entirely from school.

  3. Hunter S. Thompson:

    That was always the difference between Muhammad Ali and the rest of us. He came, he saw, and if he didn't entirely conquer -- he came as close as anybody we are likely to see in the lifetime of this doomed generation.

  4. German Association of Savings Banks:

    This is nothing new to us, since 2012, the card system has been based entirely on chip and PIN. Attacks carried out on the magnetic stripe technology are not transferable to smart cards.

  5. Le Maire:

    We simply asked for five extra days. Five additional days seems entirely reasonable to me, fiat withdrew its offer, as it was entitled to do. But believe me, the state will never react under pressure.

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