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Princeton's WordNet

  1. gradually, bit by bit, step by stepadverb

    in a gradual manner

    "the snake moved gradually toward its victim"

Wiktionary

  1. graduallyadverb

    In a gradual manner; making slow progress; slowly.

  2. graduallyadverb

    by degrees

    Human reason doth not only gradually, but specifically, differ from the fantastic reason of brutes. uE000153948uE001 Grew.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Graduallyadverb

    in a gradual manner

  2. Graduallyadverb

    in degree

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'gradually' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2799

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'gradually' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3053

  3. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'gradually' in Adverbs Frequency: #220

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of gradually in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of gradually in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of gradually in a Sentence

  1. Eko Sulistyo:

    Opening up to the media and what we are doing with the political prisoners are all aimed at eventually reducing the role of the military in Papua, it has to be done gradually.

  2. Stefano Vanacore:

    People find houses closed, lots of construction sites open, and it is difficult to get around, if it weren't for the December deadline we would have done everything more gradually.

  3. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    It's true that opposites attract and likes repel, in chemistry as much as in real world. People are primarily drawn to each other because of unfulfilled desires and qualities in their lives. As a corollary, people often don't despise something that is not part of their constitutions or personalities. The world is beautiful, IMHO, because people complement each other and evolve towards perfection,gradually as it may be, by accepting and embracing their differences. Viva la difference!

  4. Martin Van Buren:

    We have seen time gradually dispel every unfavorable foreboding and our Constitution surmount every adverse circumstance dreaded at the outset as beyond control.

  5. Andy Clarke:

    While I am cautiously optimistic that our sales will gradually improve, it won't happen overnight given that 2016 is likely to be another tough and competitive year for the sector as a whole.

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