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Synonyms for very
ˈvɛr i

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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. 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. Mickie Abatemarco:

    In the northeast you do hear more about churches and parishes closing, but down in the south, and particularly the southeast, our numbers are very robust.

  2. Interior Minister Jorge Fernandez Diaz:

    These are two pairs of very radicalized brothers who are highly trained militarily, physically and mentally and are prepared to carry out an attack, and ready, according to the police, to blow themselves up in the act.

  3. Chris Wheeler:

    If the U.S. economy is not running on all cylinders, then everybody starts to get very nervous.

  4. Anand Menon:

    This will probably be the most unpredictable election I have ever known, is it Brexit or is it not? We don't know. Second, the election is as volatile as ever and, thirdly, the potential for tactical voting - and tactical voting to go wrong - is very high given the Leave-Remain split.

  5. Alyssa Pladl:

    I knew from the very beginning that I had to get Katie away from him to give her a chance in life, ultimately, Steve was just finishing off what he started 20 years earlier.

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