greatly
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /ˈɡɹeɪtli/

Adverb

greatly (comparative greatlier, superlative greatliest)

  1. To a great extent or degree.
    Synonyms: very, drastically
    Expenses greatly exceeded revenues this year.
    He was more greatly beloved than anyone in living memory.
  2. (archaic) Nobly; magnanimously.
    • 1823, Catherine George Ward, The Cottage on the Cliff: A Sea-side Story (page 251)
      But all this our fisher, who was neither a poet, nor a dependent, did not know, so he concluded, that all who were truly great, were truly greatly minded, and noble in soul, as they were exalted by birth, and rich in splendour.
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