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, whole(adverb)

    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, only(adverb)

    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. entirely(Adverb)

    to the full or entire extent.

  2. entirely(Adverb)

    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. Entirely(adverb)

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

  2. Entirely(adverb)

    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
    US English
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Australian
    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. Andrew Hall:

    If it turns out for example that the presidency had nothing to do with any of that, if it turns out that it was entirely irrelevant and he is firing Comey for political reasons it pretty much dies on the vine, but if it goes further than that to show that he is trying to protect either himself, or some other member of his team from the disclosure of an event that would be criminal or an huge embarrassment and he goes through illegal acts that would prevent the disclosure, then he is going to get himself into trouble.

  2. Allison Wint:

    They were entirely within their right to remove me.

  3. Christoph Mueller:

    I'm hired to run the new company entirely on commercial terms and there's very little margin for error.

  4. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart:

    . . . .When I am, as it were, completely myself, entirely alone, and of good cheer - say traveling in a carriage, or walking after a good meal, or during the night when I cannot sleep - it is on such occasions that my ideas flow best, and most abundantly. Whence and how they come, I know not, nor can I force them...

  5. Oskar Groening:

    The capacity of the gas chambers and the capacity of the crematoria were quite limited. Someone said that 5,000 people were processed in 24 hours but I didn't verify this. I didn't know, for the sake of order we waited until train 1 was entirely processed and finished.

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    relating to or involving money
    • A. askant
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