Definition of very:

part of speech: adverb

In a great or eminent degree.

part of speech: adjective

True; real; complete; perfect.

Usage examples:

  • " Very well," she said. Virginia Woolf in "Night and Day".
  • " I think not," Mrs. Maule at last answered, very quietly. Marie Belloc Lowndes in "Jane Oglander".
  • A difficulty has to be met at the very outset. G. A. Chadwick in "The Expositor's Bible: The Book of Exodus".
  • A very good time! Marie Belloc Lowndes in "Jane Oglander".

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