in essence or effect but not in fact
"the strike virtually paralyzed the city"; "I'm virtually broke"
about, almost, most, nearly, near, nigh, virtually, well-nigh(adverb)
(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"
almost but not quite.
Without exaggeration; literally
In essence, but not in fact
Of a substructure of finite index.
Of a covering space of finite index.
in a virtual manner; in efficacy or effect only, and not actually; to all intents and purposes; practically
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Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'virtually' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2403
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'virtually' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2166
Rank popularity for the word 'virtually' in Adverbs Frequency: #190
The numerical value of virtually in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of virtually in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
Examples of virtually in a Sentence
They have virtually banned these goods.
Virtually all of them would have owned guns anyway.
You haven't seen any or virtually any price increase.
Virtually every leading Democrat has vowed to eliminate fossil fuels.
The United States gave the Ukrainians virtually no notice of the release.
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Translations for virtually
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- virtualmentCatalan, Valencian
- v podstatěCzech
- käytännöllisesti katsoen, käytännössäFinnish
- virtuellement, pratiquementFrench
- praticamente, virtualmentePortuguese
- în mod virtualRomanian
- bokstavligt talat, i principSwedish
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