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English adverb: fully

1. fully to the greatest degree or extent; completely or entirely; (`full' in this sense is used as a combining form)

SamplesFully grown.
He didn't fully understand.
Knew full well.

Synonymsfull, to the full

Domain usagecombining form

2. fully sufficiently; more than adequately

SamplesThe evidence amply (or fully) confirms our suspicions.
They were fully (or amply) fed.


Antonymsmeagerly, meagrely, sparingly, slenderly

3. fully referring to a quantity

SamplesThe amount was paid in full.

Synonymsin full

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