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Definition 1: to a complete degree or to the full or entire extent (`whole' is often used informally for `wholly') - [adverb denoting all]

Samples where entirely or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • 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
  • she felt right at home
  • he fell right into the trap

Synonyms for entirely in the sense of this definition

Definition 2: without any others being included or involved - [adverb denoting all]

Samples where entirely or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • 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

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