Definition of fully in English:

fully

Syllabification: ful·ly
Pronunciation: /ˈfo͝olē
 
/

adverb

1Completely or entirely; to the furthest extent: I fully understand the fears of the workers
More example sentences
  • I fully understand that person's fears but the wider picture is kinda scary don't you think?
  • The fact that it's fully interactive is entirely appropriate to the subject matter.
  • Autism is an extremely complex condition, and one which has never been fully understood.
Synonyms
completely, entirely, wholly, totally, quite, utterly, perfectly, altogether, thoroughly, in all respects, in every respect, without reservation, without exception, to the hilt
1.1Without lacking or omitting anything: this issue is discussed more fully in chapter seven [as submodifier]: a fully equipped gymnasium
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  • It would include an adventure playground and a fully equipped exercise trail on sloping ground.
  • Once we relied on them to respond to every call flat out and fully equipped.
  • The centre is fully equipped with the latest computers and is a great learning environment.
2No less or fewer than (used to emphasize an amount): fully 65 percent of all funerals are by cremation
More example sentences
  • Fully 10 percent more girls than boys pray daily.
  • Fully 40 percent of the nation's states were now affected in some way by budget restrictions.
  • Above the east stand of the ground, fully a hundred yards or so from where I stood, flew four seagulls, and their cries were all that broke the silence.
Synonyms
at least, no less than, no fewer than, easily, without exaggeration

Origin

Old English fullīce (see full1, -ly2).

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