entirely vs exclusively what difference

what is difference between entirely and exclusively

English

Alternative forms

  • entierly (chiefly archaic)
  • intirely (archaic or nonstandard)

Etymology

From Middle English entyerly, entierly, enterely, entyreliche, equivalent to entire +‎ -ly.

Pronunciation

  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ɪnˈtaɪəli/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ɪnˈtaɪɹli/
  • Hyphenation: en‧tire‧ly

Adverb

entirely (not comparable)

  1. To the full or entire extent.
  2. To the exclusion of others.

Synonyms

  • (to the full extent): completely, wholly; see also Thesaurus:completely
  • (to the exclusion of others): solely, wholly; see also Thesaurus:solely

Related terms

  • entirety

Translations

Anagrams

  • entierly, lientery


English

Etymology

exclusive +‎ -ly

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɪkˈskluːsɪvli/
  • Hyphenation: ex‧clu‧sive‧ly

Adverb

exclusively (comparative more exclusively, superlative most exclusively)

  1. (focus) to the exclusion of anything or anyone else; solely or entirely

Synonyms

  • alone, exclusively; see also Thesaurus:solely

Translations


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