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 extent(adverb)

    to a considerable degree

    "he relied heavily on others' data"

  2. heavily(adverb)

    in a heavy-footed manner

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

  3. heavily(adverb)

    with great force

    "she hit her arm heavily against the wall"

  4. heavily(adverb)

    in a manner designed for heavy duty

    "a heavily constructed car"; "heavily armed"

  5. heavy, heavily(adverb)

    slowly as if burdened by much weight

    "time hung heavy on their hands"

  6. heavily(adverb)

    in a labored manner

    "he breathed heavily"

  7. heavily, intemperately, hard(adverb)

    indulging excessively

    "he drank heavily"


  1. Heavily(adv.)

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

  2. Heavily(adv.)

    In large quantity; as, it rained heavily.

  3. Origin: [From 2d Heavy.]


  1. heavily(Adverb)

    in a heavy manner

  2. heavily(Adverb)

    with a great weight

    heavily burdened

  3. heavily(Adverb)

    to a considerable degree, to a great extent

  4. heavily(Adverb)

    in a manner designed for heavy duty

  5. heavily(Adverb)

    so as to be thick or heavy

  6. heavily(Adverb)

    in a laboured manner

    he breathed heavily

Webster Dictionary

  1. Heavily(adverb)

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

  2. Heavily(adverb)

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

  3. Origin: [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

How to pronounce heavily?

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How to say heavily in sign language?

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  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. Mal Pancoast:

    Thinking is heavily endorsed.

  2. Bella Dinh-Zarr:

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

  3. Lucy Usoyan:

    I could feel that someone was heavily beating my head and back.

  4. Min-Liang Tan:

    It's a serious business right now, so we're heavily investing in it.

  5. De Brouwer:

    I think in ten years from now we'll be relying heavily on silicon lasers.

Images & Illustrations of heavily

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Translations for heavily

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  • ztěžka, těžceCzech
  • си́льно, с трудо́м, тяжело́Russian

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