highly

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adverb high·ly \ˈhī-lē\

Definition of highly

  1. 1 :  in or to a high place, level, or rank

  2. 2 :  in or to a high degree or amount

  3. 3 :  with approval :  favorably

Examples of highly in a Sentence

  1. She is one of the most highly respected journalists in the country.

  2. though she didn't win, she was highly satisfied with her personal results for the marathon

Before 12th Century

First Known Use of highly

before 12th century



HIGHLY Defined for English Language Learners

highly

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adverb

Definition of highly for English Language Learners

  • : to a great degree

  • : in an amount or number that is greater than usual : to a high degree

  • : in an approving way : with approval


HIGHLY Defined for Kids

highly

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adverb high·ly \ˈhī-lē\

Definition of highly for Students

  1. 1 :  to a high degree :  very much He's a highly respected citizen.

  2. 2 :  with much approval Teachers think highly of her.



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