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1. very

adverb. ['ˈvɛri'] used as intensifiers; real' is sometimes used informally forreally'; `rattling' is informal.

Synonyms

  • really
  • rattling

Antonyms

  • insincere
  • insubstantiality
  • insubstantial

Etymology

  • verray (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • verai (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Rhymes with Very

  • francesmary
  • tagliaferri
  • palminteri
  • balistreri
  • montazeri
  • canzoneri
  • bollettieri
  • st_mary
  • pusateri
  • prosperi
  • palmieri
  • glengarry
  • contrary
  • camilleri
  • barillari
  • sunseri
  • spiteri
  • silveri
  • scuderi
  • ranieri
  • plumeri
  • palmeri
  • oliveri
  • mcsherry
  • mcquerry
  • mcnary
  • mcnairy
  • mccrary
  • mcclary
  • macsharry

How do you pronounce very?

Pronounce very as ˈvɛri.

US - How to pronounce very in American English

UK - How to pronounce very in British English

How to spell very? Is it verry? Or veri? Common misspellings are:

  • verry
  • veri

Sentences with very


1. Adverb
Keep in mind that acrylics dry very quickly; this must be done while the paint is still wet.

Quotes about very


1. Very much, string theory is simply a work in progress. What we are inching toward every day are predictions that within the realm of current technology we hope to test. It's not like we're working on a theory that is permanently beyond experiment. That would be philosophy.
- Brian Greene

2. Very few people possess true artistic ability. It is therefore both unseemly and unproductive to irritate the situation by making an effort. If you have a burning, restless urge to write or paint, simply eat something sweet and the feeling will pass.
- Fran Lebowitz

3. Very different from eros is philia, a serene love much more akin to friendship, with its reciprocal kindnesses. You love each other for the happy experiences and pleasures you share.
- Francois Lelord

2. Very-light

noun. a colored flare fired from a Very pistol.

Synonyms

  • flare
  • flash

Antonyms

  • linger
  • tasteful
  • dullness

3. very

adjective. ['ˈvɛri'] precisely as stated.

Antonyms

  • abstract

Etymology

  • verray (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • verai (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

4. very

adjective. ['ˈvɛri'] being the exact same one; not any other:.

Synonyms

  • identical
  • same

Antonyms

  • unrealistic
  • unreal
  • unreality

Etymology

  • verray (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • verai (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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