Definition of significantly
1 : in a significant manner : to a significant degree <the salaries differed significantly>
2 : it is significant <significantly, they were on time>
Examples of significantly in a sentence
People who smoke have a significantly greater risk of developing lung cancer than people who don't.
Another store sold the game for a significantly lower price.
If you take my advice, your chances of winning will increase significantly.
He looked significantly in her direction when he said that some of us are not doing our jobs.
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SIGNIFICANTLY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of significantly for English Language Learners
: in a way that is large or important enough to be noticed or have an effect
—used to say that something is important or meaningful
: in a way that has a special or hidden meaning
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