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Definition of "greatly" []

  • Relatively large in size or extent; big (adjective)
  • Relatively large in number; having many parts or members (adjective)
  • Of relatively long duration (adjective)
  • Of larger size or more importance than others of its kind (adjective)
  • Extreme or more than usual (adjective)
  • Of significant importance or consequence (adjective)
  • Of exceptional talents or achievements; remarkable (adjective)
  • (as noun) (adjective)
  • Arising from or possessing idealism in thought, action, etc; heroic (adjective)
  • Illustrious or eminent (adjective)
  • Impressive or striking (adjective)
  • Much in use; favoured (adjective)
  • Active or enthusiastic (adjective)
  • Doing or exemplifying (a characteristic or pursuit) on a large scale (adjective)
  • Skilful or adroit (adjective)
  • Excellent; fantastic (adjective)
  • (intensifier) (adjective)
  • Pregnant (adjective)
  • Full (of) (adjective)
  • (intensifier, used in mild oaths) (adjective)
  • Very well; excellently (adverb)
  • The principal manual on an organ (noun)
  • Nobly; magnanimously. (adverb)

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  • To a great extent or degree. (adverb)

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Use "greatly" in a sentence
  • "I like not the title greatly, but when it means thee to me, then shall I love it. '"
  • "They know about the reality of a destroyed currency having suffered greatly from the hyperinflation of the early 1920s."
  • "Granted, the inside of one laptop may vary greatly from the inside of another, but — as the author of this Instructable points out — the same basic ideas apply, so if you practice a little common sense you should be fine."