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.
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How to use materially in a sentence
Through a lot of effort and expense, they were able to get their subjects to sleep a bit more, but that extra sleep didn’t seem to materially improve anything.
Sure, your company has probably given up on the idea that it should materially provide for workers’ post-work existence, but Penfold is betting that its freelancer-friendly pension system will find purchase in its market.Daily Crunch: Tesla switches on camera-based driver monitoring for Autopilot users | Richard Dal Porto | May 28, 2021 | TechCrunch
While Major League Baseball, which recently moved the 2021 All-Star Game from Atlanta to Colorado in protest of the law, will not suffer materially from the exit, a move out of Georgia would be both onerous and expensive for movie studios.Apple and Will Smith move their new film ‘Emancipation’ about slavery out of Georgia to protest voting-rights law | Steven Zeitchik | April 12, 2021 | Washington Post
The CPSC protocols became mandatory in 1999 and haven’t materially changed since.
Gill convincing posters on Wallstreetbets to invest in GameStop isn’t materially different from Warren Buffett saying that he likes a stock, with individual investors taking that as a signal to buy.The GameStop stock situation isn’t about populism. It’s about whether the market is ‘real.’ | Mikhail Klimentov | February 1, 2021 | Washington Post
The Innocence Project has reduced it, morally and materially.
And there are allies in both regions that we should continue to support not just morally, but materially and militarily.After Bipartisan Bush-Obama Blundering, Let’s Try a Libertarian Foreign Policy | Nick Gillespie | July 16, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
This materially affects what can be revealed about the behavior of batteries during testing.NTSB Doesn’t Think the Boeing 787 Dreamliner Is Safe Enough to Fly | Clive Irving | May 28, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Certainly not morally, but it is absolutely sustainable materially.
The “Buffett Rule” does not materially reduce mounting deficits, though it does enshrine notions of fairness in the tax code.
The artists of Oosterbeck and Brussels, who were her associates, materially aided her by their encouragement.Women in the fine arts, from the Seventh Century B.C. to the Twentieth Century A.D. | Clara Erskine Clement
The correspondence of the Library has quite materially increased in volume.Report of the Chief Librarian for the Year 1924-25 | General Assembly Library (New Zealand)
He was much disconcerted, and did not materially mend the matter by saying it was the first name that came into his head.The Daisy Chain | Charlotte Yonge
It is obvious that soils produced by the disintegration of these minerals must differ materially in quality.Elements of Agricultural Chemistry | Thomas Anderson
In principle it was unaltered and not materially different in form, but being used for larger engines, looked different.Life of Richard Trevithick, Volume II (of 2) | Francis Trevithick
British Dictionary definitions for materially
to a significant extent; considerably: his death alters the situation materially
with respect to material objects
philosophy with respect to substance as distinct from form
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