Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In a great degree; to a large extent; largely; exceedingly.
  • Grandly; nobly.
  • In a great or high manner; with high spirit; magnanimously.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adverb In a great degree; much.
  • adverb Nobly; illustriously; magnanimously.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adverb archaic Nobly; magnanimously.
  • adverb To a great extent or degree.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adverb to an extraordinary extent or degree

Etymologies

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great +‎ -ly

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