Synonyms of very in English:

very


See definition of very

adverb

1‘I'm not very brave’

SYNONYMS

extremely, exceedingly, exceptionally, especially, tremendously, immensely, vastly, hugely

extraordinarily, extra, excessively, overly, over, abundantly, inordinately, singularly, significantly, distinctly, outstandingly, uncommonly, unusually, decidedly, particularly, eminently, supremely, highly, remarkably, really, truly, mightily, thoroughly

all that, to a great extent, most, so, too

Scottish unco

très

Northern English right

informal terrifically, awfully, terribly, devilishly, madly, majorly, seriously, desperately, mega, ultra, oh-so, too-too, stinking, mucho, damn, damned, too ... for words

informal, dated devilish, hellish, frightfully

British informal ever so, well, bloody, dead, dirty, jolly, fair

North American informal real, mighty, powerful, awful, plumb, darned, way, bitching, mad

South African informal lekker

archaic exceeding, sore

ANTONYMS

slightly, sort of, not particularly


adjective

1‘that is the very thing I was thinking of myself’

SYNONYMS

exact, actual, precise, particular, specific, distinct

2‘this boy's a gold mine—he's the very thing I need’

SYNONYMS

ideal, perfect, appropriate, suitable, apt, fitting, fit, right, just right, made to order, tailor-made

British informal spot on, just the job

3‘the very word ‘modern’ was exciting to them’

SYNONYMS

mere, simple, pure, pure and simple, plain, basic

sheer, utter