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Meaning of ENTIRELY

Pronunciation:  en'tIrlee

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [adv]  to a complete degree or to the full or entire extent; "he was wholly convinced"; "entirely satisfied with the meal"; "it was completely different from what we expected"; "was completely at fault"; "a totally new situation"; "the directions were all wrong"; "It was not altogether her fault"; "an altogether new approach"; (`whole' is often used informally for `wholly' as in"a whole new idea")
  2. [adv]  without any others being included or involved; "was entirely to blame"; "a school devoted entirely to the needs of problem children"; "he works for Mr. Smith exclusively"; "did it solely for money"; "the burden of proof rests on the prosecution alone"; "a privilege granted only to him"

ENTIRELY is a 8 letter word that starts with E.


 Synonyms: all, alone, altogether, completely, exclusively, only, solely, totally, whole, wholly
 Antonyms: part, partially, partly



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\En*tire"ly\, adv.
1. In an entire manner; wholly; completely; fully; as, the
   trace is entirely lost.

         Euphrates falls not entirely into the Persian Sea.

2. Without alloy or mixture; truly; sincerely.

         To highest God entirely pray.         --Spenser.

Thesaurus Terms
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