Antonyms
Etymology

1. thoroughly

adverb. ['ˈθɝːoʊli'] in an exhaustive manner.

Antonyms

  • bad

Etymology

  • -ly (English)
  • -lice (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • thorough (English)
  • þuruh (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Rhymes with Thoroughly

  • conolly
  • narrowly

Sentences with thoroughly


1. Adverb
Mix your marinade thoroughly and pour it into a bowl, bag or tray.

2. Verb, base form
Spray the stain with a stain remover and allow it to sit overnight to thoroughly soak into the fabric.

Quotes about thoroughly


1. No man has a right to expect to succeed in life unless he understands his business, and nobody can understand his business thoroughly unless he learns it by personal application and experience.
- P. T. Barnum

2. Some books should be tasted, some devoured, but only a few should be chewed and digested thoroughly.
- Francis Bacon

3. I have a loyalty that runs in my bloodstream, when I lock into someone or something, you can't get me away from it because I commit that thoroughly. That's in friendship, that's a deal, that's a commitment. Don't give me paper - I can get the same lawyer who drew it up to break it. But if you shake my hand, that's for life.
- Jerry Lewis

2. thoroughly

adverb. ['ˈθɝːoʊli'] completely and absolutely (good' is sometimes used informally forthoroughly').

Synonyms

  • good

Antonyms

  • unfavorable
  • unrespectable

Etymology

  • -ly (English)
  • -lice (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • thorough (English)
  • þuruh (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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