greatly greatly  /ˈɡreɪt li/

Definition(s):

  • (adv) to an extraordinary extent or degree

Usage(s):

  1. Oliver Wendell Holmes once observed that every profession is great that is greatly pursued.
  2. This greatly reduces the risk of guests' leaving and drinking.
  3. Both were accountants whose vision greatly exceeded that craft.

News

  1. What to do about the Upstate Economy?

    Understanding that his success as governor greatly depends on whether he can provide the leadership to help turn around New York's languishing economy, Cuomo is pushing the legislature to pass what he calls "a game-changing initiative." I disagree with the Governor and think that this program, while it may provide some economic stimulus, it is really more of the same of what has been proposed in ...
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Oswego County Today

  2. Using Game Theory Greatly Improves Presentation Results

    Using Game Theory as a strategy in presentation greatly improves outcome as demonstrated by feedback from clients, reports Chris Reich of TeachUPresentation. (PRWeb June 17, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/TeachUPresentation/Chris_Reich/prweb10832573.htm
    on June 17, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  3. Fire ‘greatly diminished’

    (CNN) — The fire at a Geismar, Louisiana, chemical plant is “greatly diminished,” the plant’s owner, The Williams Cos., said in a prepared statement. The company confirmed injuries but said the number and severity were not immediately known.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: ABC 26 New Orleans

Quotes

  1. "As I made clear at the time it was passed, the recovery act was not designed to work in four months -- it was designed to work over two years," Obama said, adding later: "This is a plan that will also accelerate greatly throughout the summer...
    on Jul 11, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: Washington Post

  2. "This is a guy who continued to taste, smell and feel the suffering of the people of his state," Biden said. "Because of that service, you have gained greatly."
    on Jul 2, 2010 By: Joe Biden Source: The Associated Press

  3. "I appreciate greatly the Chinese government's continuing confidence in United States Treasuries. I think that's a well grounded confidence," Clinton said. "We have every reason to believe that the United States and China will recover and...
    on Feb 20, 2009 By: Hillary Rodham Clinton Source: Reuters

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