Definitions for thoroughly
Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word thoroughly.
in an exhaustive manner
"we searched the files thoroughly"
thoroughly, soundly, goodadverb
completely and absolutely (`good' is sometimes used informally for `thoroughly')
"he was soundly defeated"; "we beat him good"
In a thorough or complete manner.
He went out in the rain and came back thoroughly drenched.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: from thorough.
Look into this business thoroughly. William Shakespeare.
We can never be grieved for their miseries who are thoroughly wicked, and have thereby justly called their calamities on themselves. John Dryden, Dufresnoy.
One would think that every member of the community, who embraces with vehemence the principles of either party, had thoroughly sifted and examined them. Addison.
They had forgotten their solemn vows as thoroughly as if they had never made them. Francis Atterbury, Sermons.
in a thorough manner; fully; entirely; completely
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Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'thoroughly' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4385
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'thoroughly' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4211
Rank popularity for the word 'thoroughly' in Adverbs Frequency: #284
The numerical value of thoroughly in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of thoroughly in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
It seems to me we can never give up longing And wishing while we are thoroughly alive. There are certain things we feel to be beautiful and good, And we must hunger after them.
The Office will continue to be governed by a bipartisan independent outside board with ultimate decision-making authority. The Office is still expected to take in complaints of wrongdoing from the public. It will still investigate them thoroughly and independently. And the outside board will still decide whether or not evidence exists to warrant a full investigation by the House Ethics Committee. With the amendment adopted last night, the bipartisan, evenly-divided House Ethics Committee will now have oversight of the complaints office. But the Office is not controlled by the Committee.
Let me be crystal clear, the United States is fully, thoroughly, completely committed to the alliance.
The few things she’s had wrong with her have disappeared in ways they should not have, her health has been phenomenal…She’s completely, thoroughly amazing.
Maple Bank has thoroughly supported the search operations and has assured the investigating authorities of its further cooperation, the bank does not comment in principle on questions of tax law and ongoing procedures.
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- detenidamente, a fondo, cabalmente, a cabalidad, completamenteSpanish
- complètement, absolumentFrench
- alaposan, tüzetesenHungarian
- grundigNorwegian Nynorsk
- a fundo, completamentePortuguese
- полностью, досконально, вполне, совершенно, совсем, тщательно, основательноRussian
- triệt đểVietnamese
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