fi·​nan·​cial·​ly fə-ˈnan(t)-sh(ə-)lē How to pronounce financially (audio)
: 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

Word History

First Known Use

1795, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of financially was in 1795

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“Financially.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Nov. 2022.

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