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Definition of "entirely" []

  • Wholly; completely: entirely satisfied with the meal. (adverb)
  • Solely or exclusively: He was entirely to blame. (adverb)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "entirely" in a sentence
  • "Co., they entirely eliminate the whole bunch from any part or lot in the issue on which they have essayed to speak with such authority, but whose main point, whose essential elements they have _entirely misunderstood_, and hence have treated in a way that is wholly at variance with the truth in the premises, and it is the truth that we are looking for."
  • "I am here entirely -- _entirely_ of my own accord."
  • "He admits also that Socialists and revolutionary unionists are inspired with an entirely new attitude towards society and government and indorses as _entirely sound_ certain expressions from Haywood and Bohn's pamphlet which had been violently attacked by reformist Socialists and conservative unionists."