capitally
adverb Date: 1619 1. in a manner involving capital punishment 2. in a capital manner ; excellently

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Capitally — Cap*i*tal*ly, adv. 1. In a way involving the forfeiture of the head or life; as, to punish capitally. [1913 Webster] 2. In a capital manner; excellently. [Colloq.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • capitally — [kap′ət l ē] adv. in an excellent or admirable manner; very well …   English World dictionary

  • capitally — ˈkapəd.əlē, p(ə)təlē, li adverb 1. : with a procedure or in a manner involving or likely to involve the death sentence punish capitally try capitally 2. : in a capital manner she talks capitally …   Useful english dictionary

  • capitally — /kap i tl ee/, adv. 1. excellently; very well. 2. in a manner involving capital punishment. [1600 10; CAPITAL1 + LY] * * * …   Universalium

  • capitally — adverb In a capital manner …   Wiktionary

  • capitally — adv. in a capital way; excellently …   English contemporary dictionary

  • capitally — cap·i·tal·ly …   English syllables

  • capitally — cap•i•tal•ly [[t]ˈkæp ɪ tl i[/t]] adv. 1) excellently; very well 2) cvb in a manner involving capital punishment • Etymology: 1600–10 …   From formal English to slang

  • capitally — /ˈkæpətəli/ (say kapuhtuhlee) adverb 1. in a capital manner; excellently; very well. 2. by capital punishment …   Australian English dictionary

  • cap|i|tal|ly — «KAP uh tuh lee», adverb. 1. very well; excellently: »He acted the part of the butler capitally. 2. to an important degree; mainly; eminently. SYNONYM(S): principally. 3. in a manner involving a …   Useful english dictionary

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