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Synonyms for very
ˈvɛr ive·ry

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Wiktionary3.2 / 5 votes

  1. veryadverb

    True, real, actual

    You’re very tall.

    Synonyms:
    ever so

Princeton's WordNet2.1 / 15 votes

  1. very(a)adjective

    precisely as stated

    "the very center of town"

    Antonyms:
    imprecise, other

  2. identical, selfsame(a), very(a)adverb

    being the exact same one; not any other:

    "this is the identical room we stayed in before"; "the themes of his stories are one and the same"; "saw the selfsame quotation in two newspapers"; "on this very spot"; "the very thing he said yesterday"; "the very man I want to see"

    Antonyms:
    other, imprecise

  3. very, really, real, rattlingadverb

    used as intensifiers; `real' is sometimes used informally for `really'; `rattling' is informal

    "she was very gifted"; "he played very well"; "a really enjoyable evening"; "I'm real sorry about it"; "a rattling good yarn"

    Synonyms:
    in truth, truly, genuinely, real, really, actually, rattling

    Antonyms:
    imprecise, other

  4. veryadverb

    precisely so

    "on the very next page"; "he expected the very opposite"

    Synonyms:
    really, rattling, real

    Antonyms:
    other, imprecise

Editors Contribution5.0 / 1 vote

  1. extremely

    to a very great degree.

    this is an extremely difficult thing to do.

    Submitted by JP03 on September 10, 2015  
  2. totallyadverb

    it was very difficult.

    Submitted by anonymous on September 16, 2021  
  3. wicked

    in new england, massachusetts specifically boston the term “wicked” is used very very often in explaining an amount

    “have you ever seen a kevin hart skit? he’s wicked funny.” “hey, can you stop at the next rest stop? i have to pee wicked bad.”

    Submitted by Daniellebetts95 on October 22, 2019  

Dictionary of English Synonymes4.5 / 2 votes

  1. veryadjective

    Synonyms:
    true, real, actual

  2. veryadjective

    Synonyms:
    same, self-same

  3. veryadjective

    Synonyms:
    highly, exceedingly, excessively, extremely, remarkably, surpassingly, to a high degree

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. veryadjective

    Synonyms:
    veritable, true, real, actual, unquestionable, identical, same, selfsame

  2. veryadverb

    Synonyms:
    exceedingly, highly, greatly, extremely, excessively, surpassingly

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How to use very in a sentence?

  1. Padi House owner Leow Kim:

    It’s very challenging, we have to think of a new way to find more income.

  2. Dolores Leycigi:

    I thought it was very interesting that we have a commitment, not only with this tree, but with all of nature, i thought about how much we’ve already damaged nature, so I decided to come and get married.

  3. Greek Migration Minister Yannis Mouzalas:

    We are very concerned, we need, in any case, a Plan B.

  4. Liz Cooper:

    The feelings from chemotherapy were like having the flu, pneumonia and severe exhaustion all together, it feels like you drink carbonated metallic gasoline – it does not make you feel very well.

  5. Danielle Applestone:

    It’s a CNC machine for making custom Monster High dolls, the software used to do the designs and control the MonsterMaker is very much like a videogame. You can’t beat the tagline either: ‘You’ve created a monster!’.


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