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  1. through or by means of speech; vocally: The agreement cannot be changed or terminated orally; all changes must be made in writing.First written down millenia ago, the ancient Vedic texts continue to be passed down orally even today.

  2. through or by means of the mouth:These medications can either be taken orally or injected under the skin.

Origin of orally


Other words from orally

  • non·o·ral·ly, adverb
  • post·o·ral·ly, adverb
  • sub·o·ral·ly, adverb
  • un·o·ral·ly, adverb

Words Nearby orally

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