Definition of throughly
1. thoroughly [ r ] in an exhaustive manner
Examples: "we searched the files thoroughly"
(Norman Kent, "The Watercolor Art of Roy M. Mason"...)
If the artist would study his work more thoroughly and move certain units in his design , often only slightly , finer pictures would result .
After selecting a sheet and inspecting it for flaws ( even the best sometimes has foreign ' nubbins ' on its surface ) , I sponge it thoroughly on both sides with clean , cold water .
(Arlin Turner, "William Faulkner, Southern Novelist"...)
It would not be easy to discover a more thoroughly Southern pedigree than that of his family .
(1961 Research Highlights of the National Bureau of...)
A prototype which fulfills the requirements was developed and thoroughly tested .
(H. A. Gleason, "Review of African language studies...)
To do so , he finds it necessary to examine the relevant parts of the phonology thoroughly and in_detail .Synonyms thoroughly exhaustively Related Terms thorough thorough
2. thoroughly [ r ] in a complete and thorough manner
Examples: "he was soundly defeated" (`good' is used informally for `thoroughly' as in "we beat him good")
(LeRoy Fothergill, "Biological Warfare", in Peter...)
The importance of particle size in such aerosols has been thoroughly demonstrated .
(Francis Pollini, Night....)
Thoroughly Wised_Up .Synonyms thoroughly good soundly Related Terms colloquialism exhaustive sound sound
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