[foo l-ee, foo l-lee]
- entirely or wholly: You should be fully done with the work by now.
- quite or at least: Fully half the class attended the ceremony.
Origin of fully
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Examples from the Web for fully
In fact, according to F-35 program sources, the next software upgrades are not yet fully defined nor are they fully funded.Pentagon Misfires in Stealth Jet Scandal
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He made clear that he fully appreciated what the cops had done.Shot Down During the NYPD Slowdown
January 7, 2015
A 2012 study found that fully 76% of Duke students want to be in a committed romantic relationship.Random Hook-Ups or Dry Spells: Why Millennials Flunk College Dating
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But the current pontiff, for reasons one might fully understand, declined to meet the would-be papal assassin.Pope-Shooter Ali Agca’s Very Weird Vatican Visit
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December 29, 2014
But both sides of this American fissure create a life lived less than fully.Will Texas Stay Texan?
December 29, 2014
Robert was fully aware that he was exposing himself to a horrible death.
“We must call Kit into counsel, ere we can do that fully,” said Stephen.
On that which he fully believed, he must act, and what did he fully believe?
There are others, perhaps, who have not been fully sensible of the privileges which they enjoyed.
She has fully explained to me your intentions, Sir, and what you mean to do for her.The Imaginary Invalid
- to the greatest degree or extent; totally; entirely
- amply; sufficiently; adequatelythey were fully fed
- at leastit was fully an hour before she came
Word Origin and History for fully
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper