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1. entirely

adverb. ['ɪnˈtaɪɝli'] to a complete degree or to the full or entire extent (whole' is often used informally forwholly').

Synonyms

  • altogether
  • whole
  • completely
  • totally
  • wholly

Antonyms

  • no
  • some
  • incomplete
  • natural object

Etymology

  • -ly (English)
  • -lice (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • entire (English)
  • entere (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Entirely

  • brierly
  • brierley
  • lyerly
  • byerly
  • byerley

Example sentences of the word entirely


1. Adverb
Don’t build it too high or ask the concrete base to hold entirely too much weight.

Quotes containing the word entirely


1. Our worldly successes cannot be guaranteed, but our ability to achieve spiritual success is entirely up to us, thanks to the grace of God. The best advice I know is to give is to give those worldly things your best but never your all - reserve the ultimate hope for the only one who can grant it.
- Mitt Romney

2. They look quite promising in the shop; and not entirely without hope when I get them back into my wardrobe. But then, when I put them on they tend to deteriorate with a very strange rapidity and one feels so sorry for them.
- Joyce Grenfell

3. Our worldly successes cannot be guaranteed, but our ability to achieve spiritual success is entirely up to us, thanks to the grace of God. The best advice I know is to give is to give those worldly things your best but never your all - reserve the ultimate hope for the only one who can grant it.
- Mitt Romney

2. entirely

adverb. ['ɪnˈtaɪɝli'] without any others being included or involved.

Synonyms

  • exclusively
  • alone
  • solely

Antonyms

  • fractional
  • misconception
  • injured
  • diversified

Etymology

  • -ly (English)
  • -lice (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • entire (English)
  • entere (Middle English (1100-1500))
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