Definition of greatly in English:

greatly

adverb

  • By a considerable amount; very much.

    ‘I admire him greatly’
    [as submodifier] ‘they now have greatly increased powers’
    • ‘Other maintenance jobs which will greatly improve the look of your lawn can also be done in spring.’
    • ‘Numerological significance can greatly add to the power of the runes when used in magic.’
    • ‘The performance of this play in the following year greatly increased his notoriety.’
    • ‘As the weight of traffic has greatly increased I find this should be a necessity now.’
    • ‘An honest ability in the maintenance of small things is greatly to be respected.’
    • ‘This was a beautiful, moving film and the music contributed greatly to its power.’
    • ‘I respect you greatly and very much admire what you have achieved in so many places.’
    • ‘The fabric of the building must have suffered greatly from the recent extremes of weather.’
    • ‘If you could find a moment to mention it on your journal, I'd greatly appreciate it.’
    • ‘It was then I noticed exactly who was working the door, and it shocked me greatly.’
    • ‘I greatly regret not allowing something to happen which would have been good for both of us.’
    • ‘Thoughts on any suitable strategies or war stories would be greatly appreciated.’
    • ‘After that his manners greatly improved, and he became very fond of their dog, Timmy.’
    • ‘This picture was greatly admired by the King of France who above all else was a lover of art.’
    • ‘Mary was very much at the centre of the family circle and she will be greatly missed by all.’
    • ‘It will greatly enhance the ability of public health staff to deal with future incidents.’
    • ‘The Greenland climate is greatly influenced by the amount of heat released by the sea.’
    • ‘The other essential is a pond, which greatly increases the diversity of garden life.’
    • ‘There is also the greatly increased pollution these measures are known to create.’
    • ‘One could tell she had greatly admired the skills of other sportsmen and women.’
    very much, much, by a considerable amount, considerably, to a great extent, substantially, appreciably, significantly, markedly, sizeably, seriously, materially, signally, profoundly, to a great degree
    enormously, vastly, immensely, tremendously, hugely, mightily, abundantly, extremely, exceedingly, remarkably
    plenty, majorly, well, to the nth degree
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Pronunciation:

greatly

/ˈɡrātlē/