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Princeton's WordNet

  1. gradually, bit by bit, step by step(adverb)

    in a gradual manner

    "the snake moved gradually toward its victim"

Wiktionary

  1. gradually(Adverb)

    In a gradual manner; making slow progress; slowly.

  2. gradually(Adverb)

    by degrees

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Gradually(adverb)

    in a gradual manner

  2. Gradually(adverb)

    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

How to pronounce gradually?

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    Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
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    Indian

How to say gradually in sign language?

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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. Australian Defense Minister Kevin Andrews:

    Gradually we will expand the range of exercises. We are looking at air force to air force and army to army exercises over the next year or two.

  2. Fatih Birol:

    Our expectation is to see prices gradually rising to $80 around 2020, we estimate this year investments in oil will decline more than 20 percent. But, perhaps even more importantly, this decline will continue next year as well.

  3. Vatican News:

    Pope Francis ... has affirmed that the Catholic Church needs more women in leadership positions. In the Vatican and the Roman Curia, he is gradually preparing the ground.

  4. Wu Hailong:

    Since 2014, public security authorities have comprehensively adopted the audio and video recording system for the entire process of interrogation of criminal suspects for major cases, and will gradually apply this system to all criminal cases.

  5. Emeasoba George:

    Everything you will ever need to go after/accomplish/fulfill your goal/dream/vision or any other target/aspiration which you will ever set/aspire for is already sitting/waiting patiently inside you. Oh! Yes, all you've got to do is just to take a leap/step of faith forward/towards your goal/target/dream/vision/aspiration and then, sit back and watch it materialize/come true gradually/sooner or later.

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