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Definitions of substantially

  1. thoroughly or completely; fully; often used as a combining form; "The problem is well understood"; "she was well informed"; "shake well before using"; "in order to avoid food poisoning be sure the meat is well cooked"; "well-done beef", "well-satisfied customers"; "well-educated" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  2. In a substantial manner; in substance. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  3. Really; essentially. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

Usage examples for substantially

  1. Some authorities believe that the tax rate on land ought substantially to be increased, when it appears that such land is being held for speculative purposes. – Problems in American Democracy by Thames Ross Williamson
  2. We now know that it was substantially correct. – The Development of the European Nations, 1870-1914 (5th ed.) by John Holland Rose
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