What does specially mean?

Definitions for specially
spe·cial·ly

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. specially, especially(adverb)

    in a special manner

    "a specially arranged dinner"

  2. particularly, peculiarly, especially, specially(adverb)

    to a distinctly greater extent or degree than is common

    "he was particularly fussy about spelling"; "a particularly gruesome attack"; "under peculiarly tragic circumstances"; "an especially (or specially) cautious approach to the danger"

Wiktionary

  1. specially(Adverb)

    For a special purpose.

    We had this cake made specially for your birthday.

  2. specially(Adverb)

    extremely

    She's specially good at running.

  3. specially(Adverb)

    in particular

    I love all animals, specially cute furry ones.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Specially(adverb)

    in a special manner; particularly; especially

  2. Specially(adverb)

    for a particular purpose; as, a meeting of the legislature is specially summoned

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'specially' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4650

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'specially' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4114

  3. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'specially' in Adverbs Frequency: #295

How to pronounce specially?

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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Australian
    Veena
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How to say specially in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of specially in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of specially in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of specially in a Sentence

  1. Rahimullah Samander:

    In some cases, government employees, specially low-ranking police officers, do not understand how to behave with reporters.

  2. Jerry Guilbert:

    Before we send humans in to clear a building or check that critical infrastructure site for IED contamination, one of things that we'll do is bring these specially-trained mine detecting dogs up to sniff the perimeter, determine if there are explosives in that building and based on where the dogs may be indicating, find out where in the building perhaps do we think those explosive hazards are.

  3. Ben Sweet:

    Guests will not just be able to get close to their film heroes, they will be able to star alongside them and grab a selfie in specially recreated scenes of some of their favorite movie moments.

  4. Arthur Schopenhauer:

    The memory should be specially taxed in youth, since it is then that it is strongest and most tenacious. But in choosing the things that should be committed to memory the utmost care and forethought must be exercised as lessons well learnt in youth are never forgotten.

  5. Perry Brass:

    Realize the complicated specials of what we call the “inferiority complex.” In other words, what, Miss Thing, is so damn special about you to make you feel so specially inferior to any other jerk?

Images & Illustrations of specially

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