very

  • 1very — very, much 1. The uses of very and much as intensifying adverbs are for the most part complementary. Very qualifies adjectives and adverbs (very large / very slowly), whereas much qualifies past participles that are used as adjectives (a much… …

    Modern English usage

  • 2Very — Ver y, a. [Compar. {Verier}; superl. {Veriest}.] [OE. verai, verray, OF. verai, vrai, F. vrai, (assumed) LL. veracus, for L. verax true, veracious, fr. verus true; akin to OHG. & OS. w[=a]r, G. wahr, D. waar; perhaps originally, that is or exists …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3Very — Véry Véry Pays  France …

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  • 4Very — may refer to: * Very, an English adverb, expression of comparative degree. *Very (album) by the Pet Shop Boys *Very (lunar crater) *Very (crater on Mars)People with the surname Very: *Jones Very, poet *Frank Washington Very, astronomer …

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  • 5Very — Студийный альбом Pet Shop Boys …

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  • 6very — [ver′ē] adj. [ME verai, true < OFr < VL * veraius < L verus, true < IE * weros, true < base * wer , to be friendly, true > Ger wahr, true, OE wær, a compact] 1. in the fullest sense; complete; absolute [the very opposite of the… …

    English World dictionary

  • 7Very — Ver y, adv. In a high degree; to no small extent; exceedingly; excessively; extremely; as, a very great mountain; a very bright sum; a very cold day; the river flows very rapidly; he was very much hurt. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 8Very — puede hacer referencia a: Very, cráter del planeta Marte. Very, cráter de La Luna. Frank Very, astrónomo norteamericano (1852 1927). Very (álbum), un álbum de 1993 de Pet Shop Boys. Esta página de desambiguación cataloga artículos relacionados… …

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  • 9very — [adj] real, exact actual, appropriate, authentic, bare, bona fide, correct, especial, express, genuine, ideal, identical, indubitable, mere, model, perfect, plain, precise, pure, right, same, selfsame, sheer, simple, special, sure enough, true,… …

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  • 10Véry — País …

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  • 11very — ► ADVERB 1) in a high degree. 2) (with superlative or own) without qualification: the very best quality. ► ADJECTIVE 1) actual; precise. 2) emphasizing an extreme point in time or space. 3) with no addition; mere …

    English terms dictionary

  • 12Véry — is a village and commune in the Meuse département of north eastern France.ee also*Communes of the Meuse department …

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  • 13very — index stark Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 14very — mid 13c., verray true, real, genuine, later actual, sheer (late 14c.), from Anglo Fr. verrai, O.Fr. verai true, from V.L. *veracus, from L. verax (gen. veracis) truthful, from verus true, from PIE *weros (Cf. O.E. wær …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 15very — selfsame, *same, identical, identic, equivalent, equal, tantamount …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 16very — ver|y [ veri ] function word *** Very can be used in the following ways: as an adverb (before adjectives and adverbs): It had been a long day and he was very tired. I always walk very quickly. She writes very well. as an adjective (only before a… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 17very — [[t]ve̱ri[/t]] ♦ 1) ADV: ADV adj/adv (emphasis) Very is used to give emphasis to an adjective or adverb. The problem and the answer are very simple... It is very, very strong evidence indeed... I m very sorry... They are getting the hang of it… …

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  • 18very */*/*/ — UK [ˈverɪ] / US adjective, adverb Summary: Very can be used in the following ways: as an adverb (before adjectives and adverbs): It had been a long day and he was very tired. ♦ I always walk very quickly. ♦ She writes very well. as an adjective… …

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  • 19very — ve|ry1 W1S1 [ˈveri] adv 1.) [+ adjective/adverb] used to emphasize an adjective, adverb, or phrase ▪ It feels very cold today. ▪ The fishing industry is very important to the area. ▪ The traffic s moving very slowly this morning. ▪ problems that… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 20very — 1 / veri/ adverb 1 (+ adj/adv) used to emphasize an adjective or adverb or to add force to an expression: “Can I help you with those bags?” “Thanks, that s very nice of you.” | It feels very cold up in the bedrooms. | I feel a lot better today… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English