Thoroughly

  • 1 thoroughly — [adv1] exhaustively all, assiduously, carefully, completely, comprehensively, conscientiously, earnestly, efficiently, exceedingly, exceptionally, extremely, flat out*, from A to Z*, from top to bottom*, fully, hard, highly, hugely, in and out*,… …

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  • 2 Thoroughly — Thor ough*ly, adv. In a thorough manner; fully; entirely; completely. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 thoroughly — index in toto, purely (positively) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 4 thoroughly — thor|ough|ly [ θʌrəli ] adverb ** 1. ) very carefully, so that nothing is missed: The case will be thoroughly studied before any decision is made. a ) completely: Let the paint dry thoroughly before applying the next coat. 2. ) very much: You… …

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  • 5 thoroughly */*/ — UK [ˈθʌrəlɪ] / US adverb 1) very much The children thoroughly enjoyed the show. You should be thoroughly ashamed of yourself. I thoroughly agree. 2) a) very carefully, so that nothing is missed The case will be thoroughly studied before any… …

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  • 6 thoroughly — thor|ough|ly [ˈθʌrəli US ˈθʌrouli,ˈθʌrə ] adv 1.) completely ▪ She sat feeling thoroughly miserable. ▪ thoroughly cooked meat 2.) carefully, so that nothing is forgotten ▪ The room had been thoroughly cleaned …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 7 thoroughly — adverb 1 completely: She sat in her room feeling thoroughly miserable. | I thoroughly enjoyed the play this evening. 2 carefully, so that nothing is forgotten: to clean a room thoroughly …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 8 thoroughly — adv. Thoroughly is used with these adjectives: ↑amused, ↑annoyed, ↑ashamed, ↑bewildered, ↑bored, ↑charming, ↑confused, ↑contemporary, ↑convinced, ↑convincing, ↑corrupt, ↑ …

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  • 9 thoroughly — adverb 1) we will investigate all complaints thoroughly Syn: rigorously, in depth, exhaustively, minutely, closely, in detail, meticulously, scrupulously, assiduously, conscientiously, painstakingly, methodically, carefully, comprehensively,… …

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  • 10 thoroughly — [ˈθʌrəli] adv 1) very much or completely The children thoroughly enjoyed the show.[/ex] 2) very carefully, so that nothing is missed The case will be thoroughly studied before any decision is made.[/ex] …

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  • 11 thoroughly — adverb 1. in an exhaustive manner (Freq. 8) we searched the files thoroughly • Syn: ↑exhaustively • Derived from adjective: ↑thorough 2. completely and absolutely ( good is sometimes used informally for thoroughly ) (Freq. 7) …

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  • 12 thoroughly — adverb θɜːr.ə.liː In a thorough or complete manner. He went out in the rain and came back thoroughly drenched …

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  • 13 thoroughly — thorough ► ADJECTIVE 1) complete with regard to every detail. 2) performed with or showing great care and completeness. 3) absolute; utter: he is a thorough nuisance. DERIVATIVES thoroughly adverb thoroughness noun. ORIGIN Old English, «through» …

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  • 14 thoroughly — adverb see thorough III …

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  • 15 thoroughly — See thorough. * * * …

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  • 16 thoroughly — Synonyms and related words: absolutely, altogether, assiduously, backwards and forwards, carefully, cautiously, circumspectly, completely, comprehensively, conscientiously, considerately, definitely, diligently, dingdong, downright, earnestly,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 17 thoroughly — I (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. fully, wholly, in detail; see completely . II (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) adv. completely, utterly, entirely, totally, absolutely, downright, wholly, quite, exhaustively. ANT.: partially, superficially, incompletely III… …

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  • 18 thoroughly — adv. == going right through. HD. 680 …

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  • 19 thoroughly — thor·ough·ly || θɜrəʊlɪ / θʌrÉ™ adv. comprehensively, deeply, with great detail …

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  • 20 thoroughly — [ θʌrəli] adverb 1》 in a thorough manner. 2》 very much; greatly …

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