Definitions for greatly
This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word greatly.
to an extraordinary extent or degree
"he improved greatly"
To a great extent or degree.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: from great.
Thy sorrow I will greatly multiply. John Milton.
Yet London, empress of the northern clime,
By an high fate thou greatly didst expire. John Dryden, Ann. Mir.
Where are these bold intrepid sons of war,
That greatly turn their backs upon the foe,
And to their general send a brave defiance? Joseph Addison, Cato.
Greatly is an adverb that means to a large extent, considerably, significantly, or very much. It is often used to emphasize the high degree or intensity of a situation, condition, or effect.
in a great degree; much
nobly; illustriously; magnanimously
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Rank popularity for the word 'greatly' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2967
Rank popularity for the word 'greatly' in Adverbs Frequency: #229
The numerical value of greatly in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of greatly in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
The good man is the teacher of the bad, And the bad is the material from which the good may learn. He who does not value the teacher, Or greatly care for the material, Is greatly deluded although he may be learned. Such is the essential mystery.
I just ask that I am greatly sorry for this, and I regret it greatly, and I just hope that people can change their minds about us.
Trust men and they will be true to you treat them greatly, and they will show themselves great.
Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.
This greatly limits the number of programs that are willing to go for recognition.
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