fi·​nan·​cial·​ly | \ fə-ˈnan(t)-sh(ə-)lē , fī-\

Definition of financially

: with respect to money : from a financial point of view The company struggled financially for many years. He has made some smart investments, so he's doing very well financially. a financially stable organization Someone who buys extensive liability insurance for his car may drive too fast because he feels financially protected.— E. S. Browning Even companies that are financially fit often don't feel like taking the risk of ramping up operations and hiring more workers.— Barbara Kiviat

First Known Use of financially

1795, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about financially

Share financially

Statistics for financially

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for financially

The first known use of financially was in 1795

See more words from the same year

Keep scrolling for more

More from Merriam-Webster on financially

Spanish Central: Translation of financially

Nglish: Translation of financially for Spanish Speakers

Britannica English: Translation of financially for Arabic Speakers

Comments on financially

What made you want to look up financially? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).


to express emotion in a dramatic way

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

What did you just call me?! A Quiz

  • rows-of-various-emoji
  • If a member of the audience describes your speech as bombastic, does that person mean it is:
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

Dictionary Devil

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.


Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!