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.

    Etymology: [From 2d Heavy.]

  2. Heavilyadverb

    In large quantity; as, it rained heavily.

    Etymology: [From 2d Heavy.]

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

    Etymology: [From 2d Heavy.]

  2. Heavilyadverb

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

    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. Jasper Lawler:

    It takes a brave soul and deep pockets to buy these mining stocks when they're this heavily down.

  2. Nils Behnke:

    Companies that were heavily into specialty indications thought they were immune, but it is now clear that they are not.

  3. Samier Dandan:

    Almost universally, research points to the enormous influence that wider social, economic and political issues have on the process of radicalization, yet, the focus of the government's strategy seems to rest heavily on how best it can strip people of their rights in the name of 'security'.

  4. Amir Latif:

    ( The consulate is in) a very heavily guarded area, the firing is still continuing and we can hear small blasts, which suggests the attackers are still engaged with security forces, the firing is still continuing and the police have not made any official statement but eyewitnesses said there are three to four attackers, heavily armed attackers who tried to storm the Chinese consulate and still we can hear gunshots.

  5. Tom Forte:

    An argument can be made that they're [ still ] heavily dependent on the iPhone, i'm still trying to envision what the future looks like and what happens when the smartphone is no longer the center of the universe.

Images & Illustrations of heavily

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Translations for heavily

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  • ztěžka, těžceCzech
  • си́льно, с трудо́м, тяжело́Russian
  • ağır şekildeTurkish

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