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
    Alex
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    Daniel
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    British
    Karen
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    Australian
    Veena
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    Indian

How to say entirely in sign language?

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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. Abraham Denmark:

    Mongolia is not going to side entirely with anybody against anybody.

  2. Chris Iggo:

    I disagree entirely with the notion that the decline in oil prices is negative and adds to the deflationary outlook.

  3. Michael Moore:

    We have to eliminate the corporate income tax entirely in my opinion because it is just a millstone around the neck of this economy.

  4. Richard Olney, a lawyer for the Boston & Maine and Attorney General under Grover Cleveland, advising a railroad president:

    The [Interstate Commerce] commission, as its functions have now been limited by the courts is, or can be made, of great use to the railroads. It satisfies the public clamor for a government supervision of railroads, at the same time that that supervision is almost entirely nominal.

  5. Rancher David Bouziden:

    It's entirely devastating, you've got a home there with all of your belongings and 40 years of living, and it's gone.

Images & Illustrations of entirely

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