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Princeton's WordNet

  1. significantlyadverb

    in a statistically significant way

    "the two groups differed significantly"

  2. significantlyadverb

    in a significant manner

    "our budget will be significantly affected by these new cuts"

  3. importantly, significantlyadverb

    in an important way or to an important degree

    "more importantly, Weber held that the manifold meaning attached to the event by the social scientist could alter his definition of the concrete event itself"


  1. significantlyadverb

    In a significant manner or to a significant extent.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Significantlyadverb

    With force of expression.

    Etymology: from significant.

    Christianity is known in Scripture by no name so significantly as by the simplicity of the Gospel. Robert South, Sermons.


  1. significantly

    Significantly refers to a condition or factor that is large enough to have a meaningful or noticeable effect or importance. It can mean being highly relevant, noteworthy, or substantial. It could also refer to statistical relevance, where a result or outcome is unlikely to have happened by chance.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Significantlyadverb

    in a significant manner

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'significantly' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2418

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'significantly' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4205

  3. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'significantly' in Adverbs Frequency: #197

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of significantly in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of significantly in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of significantly in a Sentence

  1. Todd Piro:

    We have a proven product, that’s proven time and time again, to be significantly stronger. Not just a little bit stronger – significantly stronger than everybody else’s armor in the United States.

  2. Yar Chaikovsky:

    Even the streamlined patent-reform bill before the Senate is significantly controversial. Some estimate the reform could create as many as 2 million jobs, but when you look under the covers, there does not appear to be any support for this. And small businesses, corporations, and individual inventors are significantly opposed."

  3. Yale Zhang:

    It took more than 10 years for pickup truck sales to hit the 200,000 vehicle mark from levels around 120,000, if those traffic rules are relaxed significantly, the market could quickly grow to a million vehicles a year or significantly more.

  4. United States:

    The arrest of Huawei's CFO in Canada will significantly raise the uncertainty of China's 5G timing, since any United States export ban imposed on Huawei could either delay China's 5G rollout, or significantly reduce the scale near term.

  5. Farbod Mimeh:

    European indices are set to open significantly lower as tumbling commodities continue to put pressure on global markets," Farbod Mimeh trader at London Capital Group, said in a note http://uk.reuters.com/article/europe-stocks-factors-idUKL8N13Z0IU20151210

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    used of men; markedly masculine in appearance or manner
    • A. butch
    • B. incumbent
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