What does heavily mean?

Definitions for heavily
ˈhɛv ə liheav·i·ly

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word heavily.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. heavily, to a great extentadverb

    to a considerable degree

    "he relied heavily on others' data"

  2. heavilyadverb

    in a heavy-footed manner

    "he walked heavily up the three flights to his room"

  3. heavilyadverb

    with great force

    "she hit her arm heavily against the wall"

  4. heavilyadverb

    in a manner designed for heavy duty

    "a heavily constructed car"; "heavily armed"

  5. heavy, heavilyadverb

    slowly as if burdened by much weight

    "time hung heavy on their hands"

  6. heavilyadverb

    in a labored manner

    "he breathed heavily"

  7. heavily, intemperately, hardadverb

    indulging excessively

    "he drank heavily"

GCIDE

  1. Heavilyadverb

    Greatly; intensely; as, heavily involved in a plot; heavily invested in real estate.

  2. Heavilyadverb

    In large quantity; as, it rained heavily.

Wiktionary

  1. heavilyadverb

    in a heavy manner

  2. heavilyadverb

    with a great weight

    heavily burdened

  3. heavilyadverb

    to a considerable degree, to a great extent

  4. heavilyadverb

    in a manner designed for heavy duty

  5. heavilyadverb

    so as to be thick or heavy

  6. heavilyadverb

    in a laboured manner

    he breathed heavily

Webster Dictionary

  1. Heavilyadverb

    in a heavy manner; with great weight; as, to bear heavily on a thing; to be heavily loaded

  2. Heavilyadverb

    as if burdened with a great weight; slowly and laboriously; with difficulty; hence, in a slow, difficult, or suffering manner; sorrowfully

  3. Etymology: [From 2d Heavy.]

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'heavily' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2481

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'heavily' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4591

  3. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'heavily' in Adverbs Frequency: #204

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of heavily in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of heavily in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of heavily in a Sentence

  1. Bella Dinh-Zarr:

    ... It is heavily burned, and that's (where) lies the problem.

  2. Stanton Glantz:

    In October, Canada became the first major economic country to legalize recreational marijuana, which will undoubtedly be a bellwether for the U.S. as it continues to debate policy issues surrounding pot. And although cigarette smoking might be on the decline, Dr. King notes the tobacco industry has heavily diversified its portfolio of products and still remains one of the most profitable industries globally. So while it might be awhile beforeconvenient stores are sellingpacks of joints, similar to a pack of cigarettes its cleartobacco is positioningitself for an impendingshift towards cannabis. Kids started with tobacco and then graduated to marijuana, now its the other way around. Kids start with marijuana and they graduate to tobacco.

  3. Alisa Tang:

    The moment they arrive, they are already heavily indebted, so they have to give up a lot of rights because they have to keep the job to have money to pay the recruiters.

  4. Clifton Nunnally:

    We can't allow this heavily impacted disaster site to slip from our collective memory and further study is needed to shed light on the long-term impacts that oil spills have on fragile deep-sea ecosystems.

  5. Vadim Ismakaev:

    [Russians] went ahead and just figured, ‘Let’s ban any potential source of truth out there and let’s make sure that it's going to be heavily penalized,’ the divide keeps on growing in how the general Russian population sees the war and how the rest of the world sees the war.

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