August 10, 2017
Learner's Word of the Day
substantially /səbˈstænʃəli/ adverb
substantially
/səbˈstænʃəli/
adverb
The woman is surprised by the substantially large bill.
The woman is surprised by the substantially large bill.
Learner's definition of SUBSTANTIALLY

1 : very much : a lot

  • It's substantially [=considerably] less expensive to buy a used car than a new car.

  • A new car costs substantially more than a used car.

  • Costs have increased substantially [=significantly] in recent years.

2 a : in a general or basic way

  • The methods are substantially [=essentially] the same.

b : almost completely : mostly

  • There are still a few details to wrap up, but the project is substantially complete.

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