eventually

adverb even·tu·al·ly \ i-ˈven(t)-sh(ə-)wə-lē , -ˈven-chə-lē , -chü-ə-lē \
|Updated on: 15 Aug 2018

Definition of eventually

: at an unspecified later time : in the end

Examples of eventually in a Sentence

  1. Eventually, I did get better and returned to work.

  2. I am sure that we'll succeed eventually.

  3. Her constant campaigning eventually got her the nomination.

  4. This plant eventually reaches a height of 15 feet.

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First Known Use of eventually

1667

in the meaning defined above

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eventually Synonyms

Near Antonyms

ne'er, never, nevermore;

Phrases

at last (or at long last), at length, in the end, in the fullness of time, in time;


EVENTUALLY Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of eventually for English Language Learners

  • : at some later time : in the end



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