['verɪ] or ['vɛri]


(adj.) precisely as stated; 'the very center of town' .

(adv.) used as intensifiers; `real' is sometimes used informally for `really'; `rattling' is informal; 'she was very gifted'; 'he played very well'; 'a really enjoyable evening'; 'I'm real sorry about it'; 'a rattling good yarn'.

(adv.) precisely so; 'on the very next page'; 'he expected the very opposite'.

Typed by Greta--From WordNet


(v. t.) True; real; actual; veritable.

(adv.) In a high degree; to no small extent; exceedingly; excessively; extremely; as, a very great mountain; a very bright sum; a very cold day; the river flows very rapidly; he was very much hurt.

Editor: Oswald

Synonyms and Synonymous

a. [1]. True, real, actual.[2]. Same, self-same.

ad. Highly, exceedingly, excessively, extremely, remarkably, surpassingly, to a high degree.

Editor: Percival


adj. true (now used chiefly in an intensive sense): real (so in B.): actual—sometimes used in superlative form Ver′iest.—adv. in a high degree.—In very deed of a truth certainly.

Typist: Norton


Typist: Norton


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