specially

2 ENTRIES FOUND:

spe·cial·ly

adverb \ˈspe-sh(ə-)lē\

: for a special purpose

: to a special or unusual degree : particularly or especially

: in a special manner

Full Definition of SPECIALLY

1
:  in a special manner <treated her friends specially>
2
a :  for a special purpose <dresses made specially for the occasion>
b :  in particular :  specifically <made specially for you>
3
:  especially 2 <makes a specially fine curry> <was specially pleased with the gift>

Examples of SPECIALLY

  1. dresses made specially for a wedding
  2. The speech was written specially for the occasion.
  3. The room was specially designed to be used as a library.
  4. I was specially pleased with your gift.
  5. people who are not specially gifted
  6. I don't want to be treated specially.

First Known Use of SPECIALLY

14th century

Rhymes with SPECIALLY

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