What does highly mean?

Definitions for highly
ˈhaɪ lihigh·ly

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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.

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

  2. highly(Adverb)

    extremely; greatly; awfully

    He is in a highly visible job.

    Etymology: 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?

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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. Red Bull:

    Sebastien continues to be a highly valued member of the Red Bull Racing team and he'll once again help drive the team forward in 2019.

  2. Harvey Pratt:

    Eliminating the flow of counterfeit Native American art and craftwork provides a level playing field for the highly talented, dedicated, and hard-working producers of genuine Native American art, we must protect these authentic American Treasures.

  3. Dave Jones:

    California has a highly consolidated insurance market today. This merger with Anthem and Cigna Corp -LRB- CI.N -RRB- will only make that situation worse.

  4. Adam Andrzejewski:

    The EPA wasting $160 million on public relations dwarfs our recent exposure of their high-end furniture purchases ($92 million), nothing is emblematic of government excess like an army of highly compensated PR agents sitting in their easy chairs. It’s simply waste.

  5. David Saperstein:

    In areas of the country where the government's hand was lighter, faith-based social service and welfare agencies operate homeless shelters, orphanages, soup kitchens, and made highly positive contributions to the well-being of their society.

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