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practically

adverb prac·ti·cal·ly \ˈprak-ti-k(ə-)lē\

: almost or nearly

: in a way that is reasonable or logical : in a practical way

Full Definition of PRACTICALLY

1
:  in a practical manner <look practically at the problem>
2
:  almost, nearly <practically everyone>

Examples of PRACTICALLY

  1. The room's ceiling was so low that we practically had to crawl.
  2. I talk to him practically everyday.
  3. The project is practically complete.
  4. Football is practically a religion in some places.
  5. Practically speaking, Alaska is too far to go for just a few days.

First Known Use of PRACTICALLY

1571
PRACTICALLY Defined for Kids

practically

adverb prac·ti·cal·ly \ˈprak-ti-kə-lē\

Definition of PRACTICALLY for Kids

1
:  almost <It rained practically all night.>
2
:  in a way that is reasonable or logical <Practically speaking, it's too far to drive.>

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