from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adv. Wholly; completely: entirely satisfied with the meal.
- adv. Solely or exclusively: He was entirely to blame.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adv. to the full or entire extent.
- adv. to the exclusion of others.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adv. In an entire manner; wholly; completely; fully.
- adv. Without alloy or mixture; truly; sincerely.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Wholly; completely; fully; without exception or division: as, the money is entirely lost.
- Without admixture or qualification; unreservedly; heartily; sincerely; faithfully.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adv. without any others being included or involved
- adv. to a complete degree or to the full or entire extent (`whole' is often used informally for `wholly')
Co., they entirely eliminate the whole bunch from any part or lot in the issue on which they have essayed to speak with such authority, but whose main point, whose essential elements they have _entirely misunderstood_, and hence have treated in a way that is wholly at variance with the truth in the premises, and it is the truth that we are looking for.
I am here entirely -- _entirely_ of my own accord.
He admits also that Socialists and revolutionary unionists are inspired with an entirely new attitude towards society and government and indorses as _entirely sound_ certain expressions from Haywood and Bohn's pamphlet which had been violently attacked by reformist Socialists and conservative unionists.
Stylist Annabel Tollman remarked that she hates the term entirely and model Maggie Rizer said she "thinks the industry is probably over-compensating a bit."
Tyson disputed the finding, but rather than scrap the label entirely, it worked with the department to devise a new label -- Chicken Raised Without Antibiotics that impact antibiotic resistance in humans -- that was unveiled in December.
While not rejecting the term entirely, I can sympathise with a weariness about the frequency with which the words ‘loophole’ and ‘technicality’ are used to dismiss important rules of law.
This is, I suppose, a view of the purpose of art that would most readily be called "moral," and I would not repudiate the term entirely, but I think that "existential" would be a far better term, for "moral" carries with it the suggestion of some rigid prescription, of a limited and coercive point of view, which is not the way great literature works.
"Then maybe we should drop the term entirely," Gail said, "and just stick with duty."
In their wisdom and I use the word entirely without irony the members of the Cannes jury awarded this year's Palme d'Or to Terrence Malick's majestic and long-awaited film
Even though he concedes that this is not an accurate portrayal of what religious freedom actually means, Seiple thinks it would be better to avoid the term entirely and speak in terms of "peace, justice, honor, mercy, and compassion."