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Synonyms for entirely
ɛnˈtaɪər li

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  1. wholly, entirely, completely, totally, all, altogether, whole(adverb)

    to a complete degree or to the full or entire extent (`whole' is often used informally for `wholly')

    "he was wholly convinced"; "entirely satisfied with the meal"; "it was completely different from what we expected"; "was completely at fault"; "a totally new situation"; "the directions were all wrong"; "it was not altogether her fault"; "an altogether new approach"; "a whole new idea"

    all in all, altogether, all told, on the whole, whole, solely, tout ensemble, completely, totally, in all, exclusively, wholly, all, only, alone

  2. entirely, exclusively, solely, alone, only(adverb)

    without any others being included or involved

    "was entirely to blame"; "a school devoted entirely to the needs of problem children"; "he works for Mr. Smith exclusively"; "did it solely for money"; "the burden of proof rests on the prosecution alone"; "a privilege granted only to him"

    solely, exclusively, whole, unaccompanied, completely, alone, altogether, only if, but, only, simply, wholly, just, all, merely, only when, totally, solo


  1. entirely(adverb)

    to the full or entire extent.


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  1. Athenus:

    Every investigation which is guided by principles of Nature fixes its ultimate aim entirely on gratifying the stomach.

  2. Marjorie Alston:

    I never went out to protest before, but I was like, This is the time, seeing police brutality hits close to home because it could be anybody. The couple had been discussing an engagement, and Young said he couldnt wait any longer. I knew I wanted to propose at the protest when she wanted to go, he explained. Going to the protest was entirely her idea. I felt like if she wants to go out there and get in the trenches, shes definitely the one. The couple had been discussing an engagement, and Young said he couldn’t wait any longer. (4C Visuals Group).

  3. National Hockey League:

    The Supreme Court's decision today paves the way to an entirely different landscape - one in which we have not previously operated.

  4. David Smith:

    There's only a small percentage of the market who want to buy their car entirely online and have it delivered.

  5. Chicago Medicine Fung:

    Around 1997 I had to argue to all of my colleagues that, 'Hey we shouldn't just say that transplants with HIV are out entirely. Look at all this new literature and technology that's coming out. Let's think about it,' so, I would like to think that we were, as a community of transplanters, reasonable and willing to accept new findings and data as we evolve our criteria.

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