exhaustively vs thoroughly what difference

what is difference between exhaustively and thoroughly

English

Etymology

  • exhaustive +‎ -ly.

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ɛɡˈzɔː.stɪv.li/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ɛɡˈzɑ.stɪv.li/

Adverb

exhaustively (comparative more exhaustively, superlative most exhaustively)

  1. In an exhaustive manner.

Synonyms

  • See also Thesaurus:completely


English

Etymology

thorough +‎ -ly

Alternative forms

  • thorowly (obsolete)

Pronunciation

  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /θʌ.ɹə.liː/
  • (US) IPA(key): /θɜːɹ.ə.lɪ/ (accents with the hurryfurry merger)
  • (accents with the hurryfurry merger)

Adverb

thoroughly (comparative more thoroughly, superlative most thoroughly)

  1. In a thorough or complete manner.
    He went out in the rain and came back thoroughly drenched.

Synonyms

  • but good, in spades; see also Thesaurus:completely

Translations


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