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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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    Australian
    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. Christopher Germerchak:

    Sightholders couldn't make a profit and they gradually started refusing.

  2. John Cryan:

    I am cautiously confident that we are gradually approaching the home straight as far as our litigation is concerned.

  3. Octavia E. Butler:

    You don't start out writing good stuff. You start out writing crap and thinking it's good stuff, and then gradually you get better at it. That's why I say one of the most valuable traits is persistence.

  4. Tacitus:

    Abuse if you slight it, will gradually die away; but if you show yourself irritated, you will be thought to have deserved it.

  5. Alexander Novak:

    The moment is coming when we should consider assessing ways to exit the deal very seriously and gradually ease quotas on output cuts.

Images & Illustrations of gradually

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