Definitions for entirely

Definitions for (adv) entirely

Main entry: all, altogether, totally, entirely, completely, whole, wholly

Definition: to a complete degree or to the full or entire extent (`whole' is often used informally for `wholly')

Usage: 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; a whole new idea

Main entry: only, solely, alone, entirely, exclusively

Definition: without any others being included or involved

Usage: 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

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