virtually

adverb vir·tu·al·ly \ ˈvər-chə-wə-lē , -chə-lē ; ˈvərch-wə-lē \
Updated on: 16 Apr 2018

Definition of virtually

1 : almost entirely : nearly
2 : for all practical purposes
  • virtually unknown

Examples of virtually in a Sentence

  1. We spent virtually all day shopping.

  2. The stadium was virtually empty by the time the game ended.

  3. I remember virtually everything he said.

  4. That illness is virtually unknown in this area.

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First Known Use of virtually

15th century

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VIRTUALLY Defined for English Language Learners

virtually

Definition of virtually for English Language Learners

  • : very nearly : almost entirely



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