Definitions of very

  1.   being the exact same one not any other this is the identical room we stayed in before the themes of his stories are one and the same saw the selfsame quotation in two newspapers on this very spot the very thing he said yesterday the very man I want to see
  2.   used as intensifiers real' is sometimes used informally for really' rattling' is informal she was very gifted he played very well a really enjoyable evening I'm real sorry about it a rattling good yarn
  3.   precisely so on the very next page he expected the very opposite
  4.   used to give emphasis the very essence of artistic expression is invention Irving R Kaufman the very back of the room
  5.   used to give emphasis to the relevance of the thing modified his very name struck terror caught in the very act
  6.   precisely as stated the very center of town
  7.   Alt of night signals
  8.   True real actual veritable
  9.   In a high degree to no small extent exceedingly excessively extremely as a very great mountain a very bright sum a very cold day the river flows very rapidly he was very much hurt
  10.   Absolute complete utter as that is the very truth especial as his very own the same as that is the very one for emphasis equivalent to even the as the very thought frightens me
  11.   In a high degree extremely
  12.   Verier
  13.   Veriest
  14.   True real so in B actual
  15.   In a great degree
  16.   Real actual true same
  17.   Real true
  18.   In a great eminent or high degree but not generally the highest
  19.   True real complete perfect
  20.   In a great or eminent degree

Quotes of very

  1. I want to be very close to someone I respect and admire and have somebody who feels the same way about me – Richard Bach
  2. I know very few Americans though I like the way they think They think big – Brigitte Bardot
  3. Very often a change of self is needed more than a change of scene – A. C. Benson
  4. I wanted very much to do Traffic and at one point it looked like I was going to work on it And then of course Catherine Zeta -Jones had her relationship with Michael Douglas and it suddenly didn't happen – Kevin Costner
  5. Also of course for most of this time most Americans thought of America as a white country with at best only a very segregated and subordinate role for blacks – Samuel P. Huntington
  6. I was very active in the peace movement still am – Margot Kidder
  7. As proud as we are of this city and as extraordinary as it is all of south Louisiana and all of the Gulf Coast is a very special place and the federal government has underinvested in it year after year after year whether it's education or health care – Mary Landrieu
  8. I'm not a very good painter but I'm learning a lot – Cleo Moore
  9. The tax relief that this Congress has given now in terms of four tax cuts has overwhelmingly gone to the people at the very top of the income scale in America – Richard Neal
  10. I'm a New Wave baby so I got very stimulated by foreign film – Jack Nicholson
  11. Nobody minded what you did in bed or what you said about God a very civilized attitude in 1948 – Simon Raven
  12. There's something about prime time television and the way the song is going to come off on the air I'm very concerned very self -conscious about that – Jon Secada
  13. Happiness consumes itself like a flame It cannot burn for ever it must go out and the presentiment of its end destroys it at its very peak – August Strindberg
  14. I am decidedly of the opinion that in very many instances we can trace such a necessary connexion especially among birds and often with more complete success than in the case which I have here attempted to explain – Alfred Russel Wallace
  15. I'm no Ripley I had doubts that I could play her as strongly as she had to be played but I must say that it was fun exploring that side of myself Women don't get to do that very often – Sigourney Weaver

Usage examples for very

  1. The very thing I wanted – The Comedies of Terence by Publius Terentius Afer
  2. Very well he returned – Jewel A Chapter In Her Life by Clara Louise Burnham
  3. I'm not very well – The Lights and Shadows of Real Life by T.S. Arthur Edition: 10 Language: English
  4. “ I am so very sorry Mr Lane – Father Stafford by Anthony Hope
  5. What Rollo said is very true – Rollo in Geneva by Jacob Abbott
  6. It is very kind in you to be so good to me – The Clever Woman of the Family by Charlotte M. Yonge
  7. Very well said Ernst ” – The Twilight of the Souls by Louis Couperus
  8. Just for that very reason – St. Peter's Umbrella by Kálmán Mikszáth
  9. That is very right he said – Plato's Republic by Plato
  10. Oh very well always well – The Crown of Life by George Gissing
  11. Very well answer me what I came to ask you to night – The Ship of Stars by Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
  12. And then she was very beautiful – Arms and the Woman by Harold MacGrath
  13. It's all very well for you I tell you – Peggy by Laura E. Richards
  14. “ I am glad very glad to hear what you say – The Dark Forest by Hugh Walpole
  15. But he was very old – White Otter by Elmer Russell Gregor
  16. He is very good to us and you will like it here – The Story of a Nodding Donkey by Laura Lee Hope
  17. Very well said Paul I thank you – The Fortunate Youth by William J. Locke
  18. “ A very good one could – Whispering Wires by Henry Leverage
  19. He was very slow to speak – Miss Mackenzie by Anthony Trollope
  20. Not very Patrick said – Joe Burke's Last Stand by John Moncure Wetterau

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