What does highly mean?

Definitions for highly
ˈhaɪ lihigh·ly

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. highly, extremely(adverb)

    to a high degree or extent; favorably or with much respect

    "highly successful"; "He spoke highly of her"; "does not think highly of his writing"; "extremely interesting"

  2. highly(adverb)

    at a high rate or wage

    "highly paid workers"

  3. highly(adverb)

    in a high position or level or rank

    "details known by only a few highly placed persons"

Wiktionary

  1. highly(Adverb)

    In a high or esteemed manner.

    He spoke highly of you.

  2. highly(Adverb)

    extremely; greatly; awfully

    He is in a highly visible job.

  3. Origin: From hiȝly, heȝly, heyȝliche, from healice, equivalent to . Cognate with hoogelijk, höchlich, højlig, högligen.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Highly(adverb)

    in a high manner, or to a high degree; very much; as, highly esteemed

The New Hacker's Dictionary

  1. highly

    [scientific computation] The preferred modifier for overstating an understatement. As in: highly nonoptimal, the worst possible way to do something; highly nontrivial, either impossible or requiring a major research project; highly nonlinear, completely erratic and unpredictable; highly nontechnical, drivel written for lusers, oversimplified to the point of being misleading or incorrect (compare drool-proof paper). In other computing cultures, postfixing of in the extreme might be preferred.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'highly' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1081

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'highly' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2295

  3. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'highly' in Adverbs Frequency: #108

How to pronounce highly?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say highly in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of highly in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of highly in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of highly in a Sentence

  1. Luis Velazquez:

    This is a highly populated zone.

  2. Roger Moore:

    I enjoy being a highly overpaid actor.

  3. Cometan:

    Value your lows just as highly as your highs.

  4. Andrew Cameron:

    That is highly unusual and highly undesirable.

  5. Chuck Schumer:

    It's highly, highly unlikely that he'll get 60.

Images & Illustrations of highly

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