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adverb ful·ly \ˈfu̇(l)-lē\

Simple Definition of fully

  • : in every way or detail : completely or entirely

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of fully

  1. 1 :  in a full manner or degree :  completely

  2. 2 :  at least <fully nine tenths of us>

Usage Discussion of fully

See Usage Discussion at plenty


Examples of fully in a sentence

  1. He fully recovered from the operation.

  2. They will never fully appreciate their luck.

  3. The house is fully furnished.

  4. When will the tree be fully grown?



Before 12th Century

First Known Use of fully

before 12th century

Rhymes with fully


FULLY Defined for Kids

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adverb ful·ly \ˈfu̇-lē\

Definition of fully for Students

  1. 1 :  completely <He fully recovered.>

  2. 2 :  at least <Fully half failed.>





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