What does especially mean?

Definitions for especially
ɪˈspɛʃ ə lies·pe·cial·ly

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. particularly, peculiarly, especially, specially(adverb)

    to a distinctly greater extent or degree than is common

    "he was particularly fussy about spelling"; "a particularly gruesome attack"; "under peculiarly tragic circumstances"; "an especially (or specially) cautious approach to the danger"

  2. specially, especially(adverb)

    in a special manner

    "a specially arranged dinner"

Wiktionary

  1. especially(Adverb)

    In a special manner; specially

  2. especially(Adverb)

    particularly; to a greater extent than is normal

Webster Dictionary

  1. Especially(adverb)

    in an especial manner; chiefly; particularly; peculiarly; in an uncommon degree

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'especially' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #528

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'especially' in Written Corpus Frequency: #890

  3. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'especially' in Adverbs Frequency: #75

How to pronounce especially?

  1. Alex
    Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
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    Indian

How to say especially in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of especially in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of especially in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of especially in a Sentence

  1. Torsten Bohm:

    Bill is such a wonderful person, i especially liked his 'everything is possible' attitude and he showed me that sometimes some things should not be taken so serious.

  2. Jeb Bush:

    There's certain core issues that most people want a clear 'yes' or 'no' answer, and I think this is one of those issues. You can't be for it and then also be for state standards, ultimately, he's going to have to make up his mind, especially here in the southern states.

  3. Audrey Geisel:

    It is especially heartwarming for me as this year also marks twenty-five years since the publication of the last book of Ted's career, Oh, the Places You'll Go!

  4. Governor Walz:

    I think it's really important again for folks to think about the uniqueness of George Floyd and hell nation, of protecting civil liberties, is to make sure that civilians control the military and -- especially inside the United States -- is carried out by civilians, by citizen-soldiers, by National Guard, that's why we're accessing and George Floyd and hell're helping us access all these assets through National Guard and our surrounding states.

  5. Lauren Boebert:

    Even though I now work in one of the most liberal cities in America, I refused to give up my rights, especially my second amendment rights, i will carry my firearm in DC and in Congress.

Images & Illustrations of especially

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    difficult or impossible to perceive or discern
    • A. indiscernible
    • B. arbitrary
    • C. contagious
    • D. elusive

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