Definition of Eventually

1. Adverb. After an unspecified period of time or an especially long delay.

Exact synonyms: Finally
Partainyms: Eventual



Definition of Eventually

1. adv. In an eventual manner; finally; ultimately.

Definition of Eventually

1. Adverb. In the end. ¹

2. Adverb. (mathematics) (of a sequence) for some tail ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Eventually

1. [adv]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Eventually

eventlike
eventognathi
eventological
eventologically
eventology
eventration
eventration of the diaphragm
eventrations
events
eventual
eventual(a)
eventualist
eventualists
eventualities
eventuality
eventually (current term)
eventuate
eventuated
eventuates
eventuating
eventuation
eventuations
evenward
ever
ever-changing
ever-more
ever-present
ever-smoker
ever-smokers
ever-so-

Literary usage of Eventually

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1. The Red Badge of Courage: An Episode of the American Civil War by Stephen Crane (1900)
"... day," remarked the friend eventually. " I thought a course they was all dead, but, laws, they kep* a-comin' back last night until it ..."

2. A Midsummer Night's Dream by William Shakespeare (1912)
"Her friends point to it underneath Pyramus; she has to arouse him to get it. Pyramus objects to return to life; eventually he hands Thisbe the sword. ..."

3. Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare (1912)
"... he is practically boiling with anger; he eventually rises and goes down L. *Brutus rises here and stands erect as if he were a giant. ..."

4. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN (1899)
"... which, after first winning from the public a puzzled admiration for the ability of their author, eventually brought him into disrepute. ..."

5. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"He also took steps to restore the Scottish hospital at Rome, which eventually (1600) became the Scots College there. Rare as it was to keep on good terms ..."

6. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1899)
"... in random movements, which must (through the laws of chance) eventually bring the animal into a region where these motors cease. Phototaxis of Daphnia. ..."

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