fully

adverb ful·ly \ ˈfu̇(l)-lē \

Definition of fully

1 :in a full manner or degree :completely
2 :at least
  • fully nine tenths of us

Examples of fully in a Sentence

  1. He fully recovered from the operation.

  2. They will never fully appreciate their luck.

  3. The house is fully furnished.

  4. When will the tree be fully grown?

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First Known Use of fully

before 12th century


FULLY Defined for English Language Learners

fully

adverb

Definition of fully for English Language Learners

  • : in every way or detail : completely or entirely


FULLY Defined for Kids

fully

adverb ful·ly \ ˈfu̇-lē \

Definition of fully for Students

1 :completely
  • He fully recovered.
2 :at least
  • Fully half failed.


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