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Meaning of "completely" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF COMPLETELY

completely  [kəmˈpliːtlɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF COMPLETELY

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Completely is an adverb.
The adverb is an invariable part of the sentence that can change, explain or simplify a verb or another adverb.

WHAT DOES COMPLETELY MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of completely in the English dictionary

The definition of completely in the dictionary is thoroughly; in every way; totally.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH COMPLETELY


absolutely
ˌæbsəˈluːtlɪ
bittersweetly
ˌbɪtəˈswiːtlɪ
concretely
ˈkɒŋkriːtlɪ
discreetly
dɪˈskriːtlɪ
discretely
dɪsˈkriːtlɪ
effetely
ɪˈfiːtlɪ
facetely
fɑːˈsiːtlɪ
featly
ˈfiːtlɪ
fleetly
ˈfliːtlɪ
incompletely
ˌɪnkəmˈpliːtlɪ
indiscreetly
ˌɪndɪsˈkriːtlɪ
indiscretely
ˌɪndɪsˈkriːtlɪ
meetly
ˈmiːtlɪ
neatly
ˈniːtlɪ
obsoletely
ˈɒbsəˌliːtlɪ
partly
ˈpɑːtlɪ
repletely
rɪˈpliːtlɪ
shortly
ˈʃɔːtlɪ
sweetly
ˈswiːtlɪ
unmeetly
ʌnˈmiːtlɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE COMPLETELY

complementary DNA
complementary gene
complementary medicine
complementary wavelength
complementation
complementizer
completable
complete
complete quadrangle
complete quadrilateral
completeness
completer
completion
completion date
completist
completive
completory
complex
complex conjugate
complex fraction

WORDS THAT END LIKE COMPLETELY

accurately
adequately
alternately
appropriately
approximately
definitely
deliberately
desperately
fortunately
immediately
indefinitely
infinitely
lately
minutely
moderately
privately
remotely
separately
ultimately
unfortunately

Synonyms and antonyms of completely in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «COMPLETELY»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «completely» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of completely

Translation of «completely» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF COMPLETELY

Find out the translation of completely to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of completely from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «completely» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

完全地
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

completamente
570 millions of speakers

English

completely
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

पूरी तरह से
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

باِلكامِل
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

полностью
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

completamente
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

সম্পূর্ণরূপে
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

complètement
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Sepenuhnya
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

völlig
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

全く
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

완전히
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Rampung
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

hoàn toàn
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

முற்றிலும்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

पूर्णपणे
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

tamamen
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

completamente
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

zupełnie
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

цілком
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

complet
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

εντελώς
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

heeltemal
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

fullständigt
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

helt
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of completely

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «COMPLETELY»

The term «completely» is very widely used and occupies the 2.816 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «COMPLETELY» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about completely

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10 QUOTES WITH «COMPLETELY»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word completely.
1
F. Murray Abraham
Once I looked into a mirror at my face I felt like it was completely convincing. I was Salieri.
2
Matt Berninger
The same song can have drastically different feels and personalities just by changing some minor things. A different drumbeat or some vocal overdub could completely transform the song.
3
Malcolm Boyd
However one might pray - in any verbal way or completely without words - is unimportant to God. What matters is the heart's intent.
4
George Carlin
I'm completely in favor of the separation of Church and State. My idea is that these two institutions screw us up enough on their own, so both of them together is certain death.
5
Michael Chertoff
And it seems to me correct then, and I think it's correct now, that job one is get the planning done, make sure the buses are there. When that's done, it's completely appropriate to go around and tour around and look at the damage.
6
Olivia Colman
Everything with me is pretty close to the surface, but having kids has completely ruined my emotional equilibrium.
7
Gustavo Dudamel
I love to read different books on completely different subjects at the same time. I cannot focus on one. I read a few pages of literature, then I jump to philosophy and at the same time I'm reading biographies of Mahler.
8
Philip Emeagwali
The Connection Machine was the most powerful supercomputer in the world. It is a complex supercomputer and it will take forever to completely describe how it works.
9
America Ferrera
The first time I landed in New York and got a cab to my hotel, I was completely struck by it: a feeling of life and chaos, 24 hours around the clock, just like in London. And whatever your problem is, it's insignificant. You're just a small part of something very big.
10
Guy Finley
Once something has outlived its usefulness in one area of life, its purpose for being in existence is no longer the same. The leaf that captures a stream of sunlight, and then transfers its energy to the tree, serves one purpose in the spring and summer, and another completely different one through the fall and winter.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «COMPLETELY»

Discover the use of completely in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to completely and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Completely Bounded Maps and Operator Algebras
In this book, first published in 2003, the reader is provided with a tour of the principal results and ideas in the theories of completely positive maps, completely bounded maps, dilation theory, operator spaces and operator algebras, ...
Vern Paulsen, 2002
2
We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves: A Novel
“A gripping, bighearted book.” —Khaled Hosseini Winner of the 2014 PEN/Faulkner Award One of the New York Times Book Review's 100 Notable Books of 2013 and named by The Christian Science Monitor as one of the top 15 works of fiction ...
Karen Joy Fowler, 2013
3
How to Disappear Completely: On Modern Anorexia
At fourteen, Kelsey Osgood became fascinated by the stories of women who starved themselves.
Kelsey Osgood, 2013
4
Completely Parsed Cicero: The First Oration of Cicero ...
The Latin text is accompanied by an interlinear word-for-word translation. A more polished translation is found in the margin next to sections of the Latin text.
LeaAnn A. Osburn, Archibald A. Maclardy, 2004
5
Something Completely Different: British Television and ...
In addition to his close readings of the series themselves, Miller considers the networks' packaging of the programs for American viewers and the influences that led to their acceptance, including the American television industry's search ...
Jeffrey S. Miller, 2000
6
This Is Real and You Are Completely Unprepared: The Days of ...
Drawing on both his rabbinical training and his scholarship in Buddhism, Lew leads readers on a journey from confusion to clarity, from doubt to belief, as he opens a path to self-discovery that is accessible to readers of all faiths.
Alan Lew, 2003
7
How to Disappear Completely and Never Be Found: An Essay ...
Originally collected in Sex, Drugs, and Cocoa Puffs and now available both as a stand-alone essay and in the ebook collection Chuck Klosterman on Film and Television, this essay is about the Left Behind series.
Chuck Klosterman, 2010
8
How to Disappear Completely and Never Be Found
Heavy-duty disappearing techniques for those with a need to know. This book tells you how to pull off a disappearance and how to stay free and never be found. It analyzes all the ways you could be found by whoever might be looking for you.
Doug Richmond, 1996
9
Unstuff Your Life!: Kick the Clutter Habit and Completely ...
A professional organizer and life coach shows readers how to kick the clutter habit with his complete how-to guide to total organization Arguably the most organized man in America, sought-after coach Andrew J. Mellen has created unique, ...
Andrew J. Mellen, 2010
10
Not a Fan: Becoming a Completely Committed Follower of Jesus
Or we identify our answer with some religious rituals or traditions. Not a Fan examines and reveals what it means to go beyond simply being an enthusiastic admirer to being a completely committed Follower of Jesus.
Kyle Idleman, 2011

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «COMPLETELY»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term completely is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Japan Olympics Minister says reports of illegal funds 'completely
Endo's office issued a statement denying the report, saying it was "completely groundless" and that a correction and an apology had been ... «Yahoo Eurosport UK, Jul 15»
2
Turns Out We Were Completely Wrong About How Pluto Looks
What color is Pluto? If you search for the dwarf planet on Google, the overwhelming majority of images suggest that it's a sort of steely blue or ... «Mic, Jul 15»
3
An odd night for A's bullpen, but completely effective
An odd night for A's bullpen, but completely effective. Posted on July 7, 2015 by John Hickey. Drew Pomeranz got a rare double play at just the right time to help ... «aParently Speaking, Jul 15»
4
Jill Scott no longer supports Bill Cosby, 'completely disgusted'
Singer Jill Scott, who defended Bill Cosby despite countless allegations that he drugged and sexually assaulted women, says she no longer ... «USA TODAY, Jul 15»
5
Two days after vote, Greece's referendum looks completely pointless
But two days later, it is looking like the referendum was completely pointless. Greece was given the simple “Yes” or “No” (“Nai” or “Oxi” in ... «Financial Post, Jul 15»
6
Union corruption inquiry: Bill Shorten 'completely disagrees' with …
Union corruption inquiry: Bill Shorten 'completely disagrees' with claim of seeking to gain personal advantage in AWU deal. By Brad Ryan and ... «ABC Online, Jul 15»
7
Duck Hee-Lee – the boy born completely deaf and who Rafael …
Second seed junior Duck Hee-Lee battled past Marc Polmans in three sets to progress to the third round of the Boys' Singles at Wimbledon on ... «Daily Mail, Jul 15»
8
Watch Hannibal Buress completely blow 'Daily Show' audition
Buress completely bombs his faux audition in the best ways possible, doing everything from snapping at people behind the camera to playfully ... «Zap2it.com, Jul 15»
9
Russia Completely Outpacing The US In The Arctic
Arctic waters represent the new front for global resource speculation and, potentially, a geopolitical cold war between the U.S. and Russia. «Daily Caller, Jul 15»
10
Subway Has Completely Removed Jared Fogle From Its Website!
Well, it seems as though Subway doesn't have too much faith in their spokesperson not being into kids, because they've completely removed ... «PerezHilton.com, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Completely [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/completely>. Jul 2020 ».
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