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  1. excellently; very well.
  2. in a manner involving capital punishment.
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Origin of capitally

First recorded in 1600–10; capital1 + -ly
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Related Words for capitally

strongly, closely, smoothly, nicely, fully, successfully, accurately, effectively, completely, properly, correctly, thoroughly, carefully, adequately, efficiently, ably, agreeably, competently, excellently, favorably

Examples from the Web for capitally

Historical Examples of capitally

  • These were capitally arranged in the cabin, and looked very nice.

    The Last Voyage

    Lady (Annie Allnutt) Brassey

  • I said it would do capitally, and she hurried downstairs to prepare my supper.

  • "Thank you, very much; we shall do capitally," the boys said.

  • "I am getting on capitally, thanks to your care," Ralph said.

  • He used to oversee my place on the lake, and did it capitally, too.

    Uncle Tom's Cabin

    Harriet Beecher Stowe

British Dictionary definitions for capitally


  1. mainly British in an excellent manner; admirably
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