highly

3 ENTRIES FOUND:

high·ly

adverb \ˈhī-lē\

: to a great degree

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

: in an approving way : with approval

Full Definition of HIGHLY

1
:  in or to a high place, level, or rank
2
:  in or to a high degree or amount
3
:  with approval :  favorably

Examples of HIGHLY

  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>

First Known Use of HIGHLY

before 12th century

Rhymes with HIGHLY

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