significantly


significantly
adverb
1. in a statistically significant way (Freq. 6)
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the two groups differed significantly

Derived from adjective: ↑significant
2. in a significant manner (Freq. 3)
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our budget will be significantly affected by these new cuts

Ant: ↑insignificantly
Derived from adjective: ↑significant
3. in an important way or to an important degree
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more importantly, Weber held that the manifold meaning attached to the event by the social scientist could alter his definition of the concrete event itself

Syn: ↑importantly
Derived from adjective: ↑significant, ↑important (for: ↑importantly)

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • Significantly — Sig*nif i*cant*ly, adv. In a significant manner. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • significantly — sig|nif|i|cant|ly W2S3 [sıgˈnıfıkəntli] adv 1.) in an important way or to an important degree ▪ Health problems can be significantly reduced by careful diet. ▪ Methods used by younger teachers differ significantly from those used by older ones.… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • significantly — adverb 1 in an important way or to an important degree: Health problems can be significantly reduced by careful diet. (+ from): Methods used by younger teachers differ significantly from those used by older ones. | significantly… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • significantly — sig|nif|i|cant|ly [ sıg nıfıkəntli ] adverb ** 1. ) by a large amount or in a way that is easily noticeable: As an organization, we ve grown significantly. Significantly more people are injured at home than at work. 2. ) in a way that is relevant …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • significantly */*/ — UK [sɪɡˈnɪfɪkəntlɪ] / US adverb 1) by a large amount, or in a way that is easily noticeable As an organization, we ve grown significantly. Significantly more people are injured at home than at work. 2) in a way that is relevant or that has an… …   English dictionary

  • significantly — adverb Date: 1577 1. in a significant manner ; to a significant degree < the salaries differed significantly > 2. it is significant < significantly, they were on time > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • significantly — adv. Significantly is used with these adjectives: ↑better, ↑different, ↑inferior, ↑negative, ↑related, ↑slow, ↑worse Significantly is used with these verbs: ↑accelerate, ↑advance, ↑affect, ↑ …   Collocations dictionary

  • significantly — significant ► ADJECTIVE 1) extensive or important enough to merit attention. 2) having an unstated meaning; indicative of something. DERIVATIVES significantly adverb …   English terms dictionary

  • significantly — See significant. * * * …   Universalium

  • significantly — adverb In a significant manner; notably. Syn: way …   Wiktionary


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