in a special manner
"a specially arranged dinner"
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"
For a special purpose.
We had this cake made specially for your birthday.
She's specially good at running.
I love all animals, specially cute furry ones.
in a special manner; particularly; especially
for a particular purpose; as, a meeting of the legislature is specially summoned
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Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'specially' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4650
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'specially' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4114
Rank popularity for the word 'specially' in Adverbs Frequency: #295
The numerical value of specially in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of specially in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
Examples of specially in a Sentence
In some cases, government employees, specially low-ranking police officers, do not understand how to behave with reporters.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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