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Synonyms for very
ˈvɛr i

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. very(a)(adj)

    precisely as stated

    "the very center of town"

    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"

    other, imprecise

  3. very, really, real, rattling(adverb)

    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"

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

    imprecise, other

  4. very(adverb)

    precisely so

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

    really, rattling, real

    other, imprecise


  1. very(adverb)

    True, real, actual

    You’re very tall.

    ever so

Editors Contribution

  1. extremely

    to a very great degree.

    this is an extremely difficult thing to do.

    Submitted by JP03 on September 10, 2015  
  2. 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 Synonymes

  1. very(a.)

    true, real, actual

  2. very(a.)

    same, self-same

  3. very(ad.)

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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. very(a)

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

  2. very(adv)

    exceedingly, highly, greatly, extremely, excessively, surpassingly

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  1. Mohammed Allan:

    Mohammed Allan is very, very weak, he is out of the induced coma and he has spoken to his lawyers, and his demands remain the same.

  2. Holly Richmond:

    A frequent mistake women make when their partners experience erectile dysfunction is to assume it’s about her, ninety-nine percent of the time it has nothing to do with her. What I hear from my male clients who have experienced ED is that they are, in fact, very turned on by their partners.

  3. Actor Dean Cain:

    The irony of protecting cop-haters, particularly wealthy, entitled, elitist cop-haters like Quentin Tarantino, is not lost on the police officers who struggle to support their families in the most expensive city in America.New York City police officers regularly find themselves putting their lives on the line to protect the rights of those who wrongfully and often in a very vile manner, criticize the very officers who are ensuring their right to be heard.We are professional police officers.It’s part of the job and we do it with pride. if he’s going to be a man of his word and stick to calling them murderers, then he should have his premiere without them, and let’s see how they work out.

  4. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    No one can save you, no one but your very reason! Therefore, improve your reason!

  5. John Wagner:

    The net gain was that you didn't have those very prolonged periods of recovery.

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