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Synonyms for very
ˈvɛr ive·ry

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  1. veryadverb

    True, real, actual

    You’re very tall.

    ever so

Princeton's WordNet

  1. very(a)adjective

    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, 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"

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

    imprecise, other

  4. veryadverb

    precisely so

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

    really, rattling, real

    other, imprecise

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. totallyadverb

    it was very difficult.

    Submitted by Mary27 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 Synonymes

  1. veryadjective

    true, real, actual

  2. veryadjective

    same, self-same

  3. veryadjective

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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. veryadjective

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

  2. veryadverb

    exceedingly, highly, greatly, extremely, excessively, surpassingly

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  1. Barbara Res:

    He was always very quick to react, he never responded to anything, always reacted to it and got very, very angry, he had this notion that everything that happened that was bad was directed at him, like they were after him, people were after him.

  2. David Hoose:

    This is a very hot issue in criminal justice circles these days ... that young men really do not mature fully in terms of the neuroscience until they are in the mid-20s.

  3. Phil Flynn:

    The expectation that there's going to be a drawdown in crude stocks this week is keeping the market very tight.

  4. Doug Thornell:

    If you look at her profile -- relatively young, woman, African-American who comes from humble beginnings and has really accomplished quite a bit, a lot of Democrats in the state see a very bright future.

  5. Rita Glavin:

    There's widespread speculation that the governor may run, may attempt a political comeback, i don't know what the answer to that is, but the very fact that there is speculation and people are talking about it, we have unnamed former advisors talking about it, means that it's in the head of anyone who's running for governor.

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