To a complete degree or to the full or entire extent (`whole' is often used informally for `wholly')


In an entire manner; wholly; completely; fully; as, the trace is entirely lost.

to a complete degree or to the full or entire extent (`whole'' is often used informally for `wholly''); "he was wholly convinced"; "entirely satisfied with the meal"; "it was completely different from what we expected"; "was completely at fault"; "a total

without any others being included or involved; "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

In an entire manner; wholly; completely; fully; as, the trace is entirely lost.

Without alloy or mixture; truly; sincerely.


En*tire"ly, adv. 1. In an entire manner; wholly; completely; fully; as, the trace is entirely lost.
Euphrates falls not entirely into the Persian Sea.
2. Without alloy or mixture; truly; sincerely.
To highest God entirely pray.

In an entire manner; wholly; completely; fully; as, the trace is entirely lost.


Usage Examples

An aphorism ought to be entirely isolated from the surrounding world like a little work of art and complete in itself like a hedgehog.

Grand opera is the most powerful of stage appeals and that almost entirely through the beauty of music.

I am entirely certain that twenty years from now we will look back at education as it is practiced in most schools today and wonder that we could have tolerated anything so primitive.

As children, as we learn what things are, we are slowly learning to dismiss them visually. As adults, entirely submerged in words and concepts, we spend almost all of our time thinking and worrying about the past and the future, hardly ever looking at or engaging with the world visually.

Being entirely honest with oneself is a good exercise.

A lawyer is never entirely comfortable with a friendly divorce, anymore than a good mortician wants to finish his job and then have the patient sit up on the table.

Happiness in marriage is entirely a matter of chance.

I awake with a not entirely sickened knowledge that I am merely young again and in a funny way at peace, an observer who is aware of time's chariot, aware that some metamorphosis has occurred.

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Other Usage Examples

But I do not believe that the world would be entirely different if there were more women leaders. Maybe if everybody in leadership was a woman, you might not get into the conflicts in the first place. But if you watch the women who have made it to the top, they haven't exactly been non-aggressive - including me.

I attribute the quarrelsome nature of the Middle Ages young men entirely to the want of the soothing weed.

I am never going to have anything more to do with politics or politicians. When this war is over I shall confine myself entirely to writing and painting.

Give yourself entirely to God, enter and hide in the hidden ground of your soul.

A creative element is surely present in all great systems, and it does not seem possible that all sympathy or fundamental attitudes of will can be entirely eliminated from any human philosophy.

I am told that there have been over the years a number of experiments taking place in places like Massachusetts Institute of Technology that have been entirely based on concepts raised by Star Trek.

And it is no less true, that personal security and private property rest entirely upon the wisdom, the stability, and the integrity of the courts of justice.

A serious and good philosophical work could be written consisting entirely of jokes.


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