to an important degree; considerably: Their endorsement didn't help materially.
with reference to matter or material things and conditions; physically.
Philosophy. with regard to matter or substance as distinguished from form.

Origin of materially

1350–1400; Middle English. See material, -ly Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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to a significant extent; considerablyhis death alters the situation materially
with respect to material objects
philosophy with respect to substance as distinct from form
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Word Origin and History for materially

late 14c., from material (adj.) + -ly (2).

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