Definition of Highly

1. Adverb. To a high degree or extent; favorably or with much respect. "Extremely interesting"

Exact synonyms: Extremely
Partainyms: High



2. Adverb. At a high rate or wage. "Highly paid workers"

3. Adverb. In a high position or level or rank. "Details known by only a few highly placed persons"
Partainyms: High

Definition of Highly

1. adv. In a high manner, or to a high degree; very much; as, highly esteemed.

Definition of Highly

1. Adverb. In a high or esteemed manner. ¹

2. Adverb. extremely; greatly; awfully ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Highly

1. to a high degree [adv]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Highly

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highly (current term)
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Literary usage of Highly

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1. The woman in white by Wilkie Collins (1871)
"If the highly-appreciative feeling towards Art and its professors, which it is the consolation and happiness of Mr. Fairlie's suffering existence to ..."

2. Psychology, General Introduction by Charles Hubbard Judd (1917)
"The result is that when the muscular system becomes highly differentiated ... The highly differentiated muscles may, indeed, contract each by itself in the ..."

3. The Novels of Jane Austen by Jane Austen (1892)
"... he intended to value him very highly. It was impossible for many of the others not to smile. Mr Rushworth hardly knew what to do with so much meaning; ..."

4. The Republic of Plato by Plato, Benjamin Jowett (1881)
"which Socrates makes for his earnestness of speech, are highly characteristic of the Platonic style and mode of thought. The quaint notion that if Palamedes ..."

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