completely
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /kəmˈpliːtli/
Adverb

completely

  1. (manner) In a complete manner
    • 1969, E.R. Zumwalt, Jr., Silver Star Citation - John Kerry,
      Lieutenant (junior grade) KERRY immediately maneuvered his craft through several strafing runs which completely silenced the enemy.
    Please completely fill in the box for your answer, using a number 2 pencil.
  2. (degree) To the fullest extent or degree; totally.
    • 1968 June 8, Edward M. Kennedy, Tribute to Senator Robert F. Kennedy,
      Our future may lie beyond our vision, but it is not completely beyond our control.
    • 1975, Helen Schucman, A Course in Miracles/Workbook for Students, Lesson 75: The light has come,
      Keep a completely open mind, washed of all past ideas and clean of every concept you have made.
    He is completely mad.
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