What does virtually mean?

Definitions for virtually
ˈvɜr tʃu ə livir·tu·al·ly

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word virtually.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. virtuallyadverb

    in essence or effect but not in fact

    "the strike virtually paralyzed the city"; "I'm virtually broke"

  2. about, almost, most, nearly, near, nigh, virtually, well-nighadverb

    (of actions or states) slightly short of or not quite accomplished; all but

    "the job is (just) about done"; "the baby was almost asleep when the alarm sounded"; "we're almost finished"; "the car all but ran her down"; "he nearly fainted"; "talked for nigh onto 2 hours"; "the recording is well-nigh perfect"; "virtually all the parties signed the contract"; "I was near exhausted by the run"; "most everyone agrees"

Wiktionary

  1. virtuallyadverb

    almost but not quite.

  2. virtuallyadverb

    Without exaggeration; literally

  3. virtuallyadverb

    In essence, but not in fact

  4. virtuallyadverb

    Of a substructure of finite index.

    virtually indicable

  5. virtuallyadverb

    Of a covering space of finite index.

    virtually Haken

Webster Dictionary

  1. Virtuallyadverb

    in a virtual manner; in efficacy or effect only, and not actually; to all intents and purposes; practically

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'virtually' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2403

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'virtually' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2166

  3. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'virtually' in Adverbs Frequency: #190

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of virtually in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of virtually in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of virtually in a Sentence

  1. James Martin:

    It’s dark. It’s very trying, we have people who are already battling demons. The last thing we need is to be socially isolated and away from absolutely everybody. So this is a means for us to connect and stay together, and even though we couldn’t be together physically, we could still do things together virtually.

  2. Roy Spencer:

    People can make up virtually any claim they want, connecting something in nature to human-caused climate change, and millions of people will believe it.

  3. Chief Executive Officer Brian Humphries:

    I appreciate that many of you are working extremely long days, weekends included. Some of you have given over virtually all of your personal time to helping clients and colleagues.

  4. Scott Wagner:

    They are acting like they didn't know what was happening, (but) there isn't a damn thing the crew can do without the owners telling them what to do, nowadays the technology is so good these owners are on the bridge with the captain every step of the way. They are virtually on the ship, so for TOTE to file limited liability and say they didn't know what was happening, that is wrong.

  5. Greg Lipper:

    Even the best run, most humane, most medically up to date jail is a giant petri dish. You have lots and lots of people living in close quarters. Social distancing is virtually impossible, most jails, especially city jails, have a lot of people going in and out. DC is no different.

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