|1.||[ adverb ] to a complete degree or to the full or entire extent|
|Synonyms:||completely all altogether wholly totally whole|
"he was wholly convinced" "entirely satisfied with the meal" "was completely at fault" "a totally new situation" "the directions were all wrong" "It was not altogether her fault"
|Related terms:||partly colloquialism whole complete entire entire whole entire|
|2.||[ adverb ] without any others being included or involved|
|Synonyms:||only alone solely exclusively|
"was entirely to blame" "he works for Mr. Smith exclusively" "did it solely for money" "the burden of proof rests on the prosecution alone" "a privilege granted only to him"
|Related terms:||exclusive exclusive exclusive|