# Definitions for virtuallyˈvɜr tʃu ə livir·tu·al·ly

### Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:5.0 / 2 votes

in essence or effect but not in fact

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

(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"

### WiktionaryRate this definition:0.0 / 0 votes

almost but not quite.

Without exaggeration; literally

In essence, but not in fact

Of a substructure of finite index.

virtually indicable

Of a covering space of finite index.

virtually Haken

### WikipediaRate this definition:0.0 / 0 votes

1. Virtually

In mathematics, especially in the area of abstract algebra that studies infinite groups, the adverb virtually is used to modify a property so that it need only hold for a subgroup of finite index. Given a property P, the group G is said to be virtually P if there is a finite index subgroup H ≤ G {\displaystyle H\leq G} such that H has property P. Common uses for this would be when P is abelian, nilpotent, solvable or free. For example, virtually solvable groups are one of the two alternatives in the Tits alternative, while Gromov's theorem states that the finitely generated groups with polynomial growth are precisely the finitely generated virtually nilpotent groups. This terminology is also used when P is just another group. That is, if G and H are groups then G is virtually H if G has a subgroup K of finite index in G such that K is isomorphic to H. In particular, a group is virtually trivial if and only if it is finite. Two groups are virtually equal if and only if they are commensurable.

### ChatGPTRate this definition:0.0 / 0 votes

1. virtually

"Virtually" is an adverb often used to indicate that something is so close to being true that it can be considered as such. It can denote something existing or occurring online or in a digital medium, instead of in a physical form. It can also mean 'nearly' or 'almost.'

### Webster DictionaryRate this definition:0.0 / 0 votes

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

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

### 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. It is going to be digitized to be accessible to the public, at least virtually.

2. There's a reason why all these graphic songs were written when Eminem wrote these things and he hasn't been prosecuted for a felony for writing these songs which are virtually indistinguishable about his ex-wife.

3. There's so many checks and balances in the system it's virtually impossible, I'd never say impossible, it's virtually impossible to change the outcome of an election in a way that would be undetected.

4. Every great improvement has come after repeated failure. Virtually nothing comes out right the first time. Failures, repeated failures, are the posts on the road to achievement.

5. The justice system is so flawed and the rights of detainees, especially those accused of terrorism( but not only) are so routinely violated that it is virtually impossible to be confident that they would be able to speak freely, in recent months, which I have spent in Iraq, virtually every family I have met who has a relative detained has complained that they do not have access to them, and the same is true for lawyers.

### Popularity rank by frequency of use

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## Translations for virtually

### From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

• virtualment
• v podstatě
• praktisch
• prácticamente
• käytännöllisesti katsoen, käytännössä
• pratiquement, virtuellement
• वास्तव में
• virtuale
• praticamente
• fere
• letterlijk
• virtualmente, praticamente
• în mod virtual
• фактически
• bokstavligt talat, i princip
• கிட்டத்தட்ட
• hầu như
• 实际上

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##### enthusiastic approval
• A. acclaim
• B. distinguish
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