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highly

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adverb high·ly \ˈhī-lē\

Simple Definition of highly

  • : to a great degree

  • : in an amount or number that is greater than usual : to a high degree

  • : in an approving way : with approval

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of highly

  1. 1 :  in or to a high place, level, or rank

  2. 2 :  in or to a high degree or amount

  3. 3 :  with approval :  favorably

Examples of highly in a sentence

  1. She is one of the most highly respected journalists in the country.

  2. <though she didn't win, she was highly satisfied with her personal results for the marathon>



Before 12th Century

First Known Use of highly

before 12th century

Rhymes with highly



HIGHLY Defined for Kids

highly

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adverb high·ly \ˈhī-lē\

Definition of highly for Students

  1. 1 :  to a high degree :  very much <He's a highly respected citizen.>

  2. 2 :  with much approval <Teachers think highly of her.>





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