wholly

wholly
تَمَامًا \ absolutely: completely: You are absolutely wrong. all: completely: I’m all alone. Your hand is all dirty. They stood all around me. altogether: completely: I don’t agree with you altogether.. dead: (in special uses, as adj or adv) sudden; suddenly; completely; exactly: He stopped dead in the middle of the road. I arrived dead on seven o’clock. directly: straight: I live directly opposite the cinema. entirely: completely: The work is not entirely finished. exactly: with complete correctness; just: That’s exactly what I wanted. fully: completely: I fully agree with you. heartily: thoroughly: I heartily agree with you. just: exactly: Just so. That’s just what I want. He’s just as old as I am. nicely: very well: This chair will suit me nicely. out: completely: I was tired out. perfectly: faultlessly; completely. quite: completely: You’re quite right. It’s not quite cooked. He’s quite the best player in the team. It was quite a surprise to me. right: exactly: It is right in the middle of the field. smack: directly and violently: I hit him smack in the eye. stone: (with a few special adj.) completely: Stone cold; stone dead. supremely: completely; perfectly: Supremely happy. through: completely: My clothes were wet through. well: (no comparative forms) thoroughly: Shake the bottle well. wholly: completely: It’s wholly untrue.

Arabic-English glossary. 2015.

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  • Wholly — Whol ly, adv. 1. In a whole or complete manner; entirely; completely; perfectly. [1913 Webster] Nor wholly overcome, nor wholly yield. Dryden. [1913 Webster] 2. To the exclusion of other things; totally; fully. [1913 Webster] They employed… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • wholly — I adverb altogether, as a whole, collectively, completely, entirely, fully, in all respects, in the aggregate, in the main, in the mass, in toto, outright, roundly, throughout, totally, utterly associated concepts: wholly dependant, wholly liable …   Law dictionary

  • wholly — [adv1] completely, entirely all, all in all*, all the way*, altogether, comprehensively, from A to Z*, fully, heart and soul*, in every respect*, in toto, one hundred percent*, outright, perfectly, quite, roundly, thoroughly, top to bottom*,… …   New thesaurus

  • wholly — c.1300, probably from O.E. *hallice; see WHOLE (Cf. whole) + LY (Cf. ly) (2) …   Etymology dictionary

  • wholly — meaning ‘entirely, completely’, is spelt this way, not wholely …   Modern English usage

  • wholly — ► ADVERB ▪ entirely; fully …   English terms dictionary

  • wholly — [hōl′lē, hō′lē] adv. [ME holi: see WHOLE & Y2] to the whole amount or extent; totally; entirely …   English World dictionary

  • wholly — Not partially. In a whole or complete manner; entirely; completely; perfectly. Exclusively; to the exclusion of other things. Equally. Totally; fully. Chicago & Calumet Dist. Transit Co. v. Mueller, 213 Ind. 530, 12 N.E.2d 247, 249 @ wholly and… …   Black's law dictionary

  • wholly — [[t]ho͟ʊlli[/t]] ADV: ADV adj, ADV with cl/group (emphasis) You use wholly to emphasize the extent or degree to which something is the case. While the two are only days apart in age they seem to belong to wholly different generations... For urban …   English dictionary

  • wholly — whol|ly [ houli ] adverb FORMAL ** completely: Many people are wholly dependent on Social Security. The government is not wholly to blame for the current crisis. She didn t wholly trust him …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • wholly */*/ — UK [ˈhəʊllɪ] / US [ˈhoʊlɪ] adverb formal completely Many people are wholly dependent on the state pension. The government is not wholly to blame for the current crisis. She didn t wholly trust him …   English dictionary

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