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    entirely - Dictionary definition and meaning for word entirely

    Definition
    (adv) to a complete degree or to the full or entire extent (`whole' is often used informally for `wholly')
    Synonyms : all , altogether , completely , totally , whole , wholly
    Example Sentence
    • 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
    Definition
    (adv) without any others being included or involved
    Synonyms : alone , exclusively , only , solely
    Example Sentence
    • 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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