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Princeton's WordNet

  1. basically, fundamentally, essentially(adverb)

    in essence; at bottom or by one's (or its) very nature

    "He is basically dishonest"; "the argument was essentially a technical one"; "for all his bluster he is in essence a shy person"

Wiktionary

  1. essentially(Adverb)

    in an essential manner; in essence.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'essentially' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2893

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'essentially' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2213

  3. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'essentially' in Adverbs Frequency: #221

How to pronounce essentially?

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How to say essentially in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of essentially in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of essentially in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of essentially in a Sentence

  1. Ted Cruz:

    You see at universities, these essentially pampered teenagers, many of them from very wealthy homes, who complain that they don't want to hear anything that they disagree with, that it is a 'micro-aggression.' And it is the most bizarre and anti-academic notion you can have.

  2. Ashok Shah:

    They can probably stabilize the market, but it will be a political decision, as they will have to compel government, state agencies, banks, pension funds, insurance companies to buy, essentially the political decision is: to transfer the potential losses from private investors ... to the state in some manner.

  3. Jim Shockey:

    It’s essentially a love story between me and the outdoors, it touches on a lot of hunting, a lot of family. [It’s a lot] about overcoming obstacles and basically just pursuing your passion.

  4. Aristotle:

    Friendship is essentially a partnership.

  5. Chief Executive Musk:

    We have been able to replicate the failure by taking a huge sample, essentially thousands of these struts, and pulling them. We found a few that failed far below their certificated level. That's what led us to think that there was one just far below its rated capability that happened to be at the wrong place at the wrong time.

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