Greatly is used with these adjectives: ↑amused, ↑concerned, ↑dependent, ↑disappointed, ↑disturbed, ↑honoured, ↑impressed, ↑indebted, ↑inferior, ↑inflated, ↑interested, ↑preferable, ↑relieved, ↑restricted, ↑shocked, ↑superior, ↑surprised, ↑troubled, ↑upset
Greatly is used with these verbs: ↑accelerate, ↑admire, ↑advance, ↑affect, ↑alleviate, ↑alter, ↑amuse, ↑anger, ↑appreciate, ↑assist, ↑benefit, ↑boost, ↑change, ↑cheer, ↑comfort, ↑complicate, ↑concern, ↑contrast, ↑contribute, ↑decrease, ↑depend, ↑desire, ↑differ, ↑dislike, ↑ease, ↑encourage, ↑endanger, ↑enhance, ↑enjoy, ↑enlarge, ↑envy, ↑exaggerate, ↑exceed, ↑expand, ↑extend, ↑facilitate, ↑favour, ↑fear, ↑fluctuate, ↑hamper, ↑heighten, ↑help, ↑hinder, ↑illuminate, ↑impair, ↑impede, ↑improve, ↑inconvenience, ↑increase, ↑influence, ↑inhibit, ↑intensify, ↑interest, ↑lessen, ↑limit, ↑magnify, ↑matter, ↑modify, ↑multiply, ↑offend, ↑outnumber, ↑outweigh, ↑overestimate, ↑prefer, ↑reduce, ↑refine, ↑regret, ↑reinforce, ↑resemble, ↑resent, ↑respect, ↑restrict, ↑reward, ↑sadden, ↑shorten, ↑simplify, ↑stimulate, ↑strengthen, ↑suffer, ↑surprise, ↑trouble, ↑underestimate, ↑undermine, ↑value, ↑vary, ↑weaken, ↑welcome, ↑widen

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  • Greatly — Great ly, adv. 1. In a great degree; much. [1913 Webster] I will greatly multiply thy sorrow. Gen. iii. 16. [1913 Webster] 2. Nobly; illustriously; magnanimously. [1913 Webster] By a high fate thou greatly didst expire. Dryden. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • greatly — c.1200, from GREAT (Cf. great) + LY (Cf. ly) (2). Cf. M.Du. grotelike, Du. grootelijks …   Etymology dictionary

  • greatly — iargely, mostly, chiefly, mainly, principally, generally …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • greatly — [adv] considerably abundantly, by much, conspicuously, eminently, emphatically, enormously, exceedingly, exceptionally, extremely, famously, glaringly, highly, hugely, immeasurably, immensely, incalculably, incomparably, incredibly, indeed,… …   New thesaurus

  • greatly — ► ADVERB ▪ very much …   English terms dictionary

  • greatly — great|ly W3 [ˈgreıtli] adv formal extremely or very much greatly increased/reduced ▪ The cost of repairs has greatly increased in recent years. ▪ All offers of help will be greatly appreciated . ▪ The quality of health care varies greatly …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • greatly — adverb Date: 13th century 1. to a great extent or degree ; very much < contributed greatly to improved relations > < not greatly bothered > 2. in a great manner ; nobly, magnanimously < a man may live greatly in the law O. W. Holmes †1935 > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • greatly — great|ly [ greıtli ] adverb ** very much: Your support is greatly appreciated. greatly reduced costs The houses vary greatly in size …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • greatly — [[t]gre͟ɪtli[/t]] ADV GRADED: ADV with v, ADV adj (emphasis) You use greatly to emphasize the degree or extent of something. [FORMAL] People would benefit greatly from a pollution free vehicle... We were greatly honoured that Sheik Hasina took… …   English dictionary

  • greatly */*/ — UK [ˈɡreɪtlɪ] / US adverb very much greatly reduced costs The houses vary greatly in size. Your support is greatly appreciated …   English dictionary

  • greatly — adverb a) Nobly; magnanimously. Expenses greatly exceeded revenues. b) To a great extent or degree. He was more greatly beloved than anyone in living memory …   Wiktionary

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