adjective, (Obsolete) ver·i·er, ver·i·est.
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Origin of very
grammar notes for very
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH verymuch, very (see usage note at the current entry)
Words nearby very
How to use very in a sentence
“I think the types of stories we do are very similar to what happened with hip-hop,” says Jones.‘Black Dynamite’ Presents Police Brutality: The Musical|Stereo Williams|January 9, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Our animators are very excited to be drawing the innards of a human being.
Not actual CIA agents, but U.S. government personnel who have worked very closely with the CIA, and who are fans of the show.
Satirists are reliant ultimately on the very establishment they mock.
It was a very faithful homage to a Six Million Dollar Man episode.
Suddenly, however, he became aware of a small black spot far ahead in the very middle of the unencumbered track.The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol|William J. Locke
There seems something in that also which I could spare only very reluctantly from a new Bible in the world.The Salvaging Of Civilisation|H. G. (Herbert George) Wells
Among the Perpendicular additions to the church last named may be noted a very beautiful oaken rood-screen.
They ranged from moving trunks to cleaning cisterns, and, by grace of all of them, Sim was doing very well.The Bondboy|George W. (George Washington) Ogden
On the upper part of the stem the whorls are very close together, but they are more widely separated at the lower portion.How to Know the Ferns|S. Leonard Bastin
British Dictionary definitions for very
- real or true; genuinethe very living God
- lawfulthe very vengeance of the gods
Word Origin for very
usage for very
Idioms and Phrases with very
In addition to the idioms beginning with very
- very thing, the
- very well
- all very well
- what's the (the very) idea