Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In an intensive manner; by increase of degree; as regards intensity or degree.

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

  • adverb In an intensive manner; by increase of degree.

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

  • adverb In an intensive way.

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

  • adverb in an intensive manner

Etymologies

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intensive +‎ -ly

Examples

  • Exactly: getting to know good books intensively is what I really enjoy.

    Writer Unboxed » Blog Archive » INTERVIEW: Anthea Bell, Part 1

  • Exactly: getting to know good books intensively is what I really enjoy.

    Writer Unboxed » Blog Archive » INTERVIEW: Anthea Bell, Part 2

  • This real vagueness of class terms is equally true whether we consider those terms used extensively or intensively, that is to say whether in relation to all the members of the species or in relation to an imaginary typical specimen.

    First and Last Things

  • STI particularly and practically uses 20. 832kms "Nordschleife" (also called "Old Course"), known as intensively severe course, as a proofing ground for STI developed vehicles.

    Autoblog

  • "Nordschleife" (also called "Old Course"), known as intensively severe course, as a proofing ground for STI developed vehicles.

    Jalopnik

  • Federal Reserve says banking regulators are looking "intensively" at reported irregularities in the wave of foreclosures in the troubled housing market.

    Bernanke: Regulators Probe Troubled Mortgage Industry

  • Federal Reserve says banking regulators are looking "intensively" at reported irregularities in the wave of foreclosures in the troubled housing market.

    Bernanke: Regulators Probe Troubled Mortgage Industry

  • EU member states are "intensively" monitoring the risk of spreading civil unrest in Europe, as riots over the economic crisis erupt ...

    [clamour for change] who benefits most

  • EU member states are "intensively" monitoring the risk of spreading civil unrest in Europe, as riots over the economic crisis erupt ...

    Archive 2009-06-01

  • OVER and OVER again and you've been singing those same 11 songs since the start of jae in preparation for this competiton and kind of intensively for the past few days the joy kinds of wears off oddly enough

    light4u Diary Entry

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