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Definition 1: used as intensifiers; `real' is sometimes used informally for `really'; `rattling' is informal - [adverb denoting all]

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

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

Synonyms for very in the sense of this definition

Definition 2: precisely so - [adverb denoting all]

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

  • on the very next page
  • he expected the very opposite

Definition 3: precisely as stated - [adjective satellite denoting all]

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

  • the very center of town

(very is similar to ...) sharply exact or accurate or delimited

"a precise mind" "specified a precise amount" "arrived at the precise moment"

Definition 4: being the exact same one; not any other: - [adjective satellite denoting all]

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

  • 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

Synonyms for very in the sense of this definition

(very is similar to ...) same in identity

"the same man I saw yesterday" "never wore the same dress twice" "this road is the same one we were on yesterday" "on the same side of the street"

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