adverb see substantial

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  • Substantially — Sub*stan tial*ly, adv. In a substantial manner; in substance; essentially. [1913 Webster] In him all his Father shone, Substantially expressed. Milton. [1913 Webster] The laws of this religion would make men, if they would truly observe them,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • substantially — index as a rule Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • substantially — [adv] to a large extent considerably, essentially, extensively, heavily, in essence, in fact, in reality, in substance, in the main, largely, mainly, materially, much, really; concepts 569,772 Ant. insignificantly, slightly …   New thesaurus

  • substantially — ► ADVERB 1) to a great or significant extent. 2) for the most part; essentially …   English terms dictionary

  • substantially — substantial sub‧stan‧tial [səbˈstænʆl] adjective large enough in amount or number to be noticeable or to have an important effect: • The document requires substantial changes. • You could make substantial monthly savings on your mortgage.… …   Financial and business terms

  • substantially — [[t]səbstæ̱nʃəli[/t]] 1) ADV GRADED: ADV with v, ADV adj/prep If something changes substantially or is substantially different, it changes a lot or is very different. [FORMAL] The percentage of girls in engineering has increased substantially...… …   English dictionary

  • substantially — sub|stan|tial|ly [ səb stænʃli ] adverb ** 1. ) by a large amount or degree: We have substantially increased the number of programs. The city has grown substantially. 2. ) very strongly made or built: a substantially built brick house 3. ) in the …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • substantially */*/ — UK [səbˈstænʃ(ə)lɪ] / US adverb 1) by a large amount or degree We have substantially increased the number of courses. The city has grown substantially. 2) very strongly made or built a substantially built brick house 3) in the most important or… …   English dictionary

  • substantially — sub|stan|tial|ly [səbˈstænʃəli] adv 1.) very much or a lot = ↑considerably ▪ substantially higher prices ▪ The deer population has increased substantially in recent years. 2.) used to say that in many ways something is true, the same, different… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • substantially — adverb 1. to a great extent or degree (Freq. 9) I m afraid the film was well over budget painting the room white made it seem considerably (or substantially) larger the house has fallen considerably in value the price went up substantially • Syn …   Useful english dictionary

  • substantially — adv. Substantially is used with these adjectives: ↑better, ↑complete, ↑correct, ↑different, ↑identical, ↑intact, ↑same, ↑similar, ↑unchanged, ↑worse Substantially is used with these verbs: ↑ …   Collocations dictionary

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