Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “virtually”

See all translations

virtually

adverb uk   /ˈvɜː.tju.ə.li/ us    /ˈvɝː-/

virtually adverb (ALMOST)

B2 almost: Their twins are virtually identical. That wine stain on my shirt has virtually disappeared.
More examples

virtually adverb (BY COMPUTER)

B2 using a computer to do or see something instead of going to a place or talking to a person: Nowadays all these things can be experienced virtually.
Translations of “virtually”
in Korean 거의…
in Arabic تَقريبا…
in French pratiquement…
in Turkish hemen hemen, neredeyse, âdeta…
in Italian praticamente, quasi…
in Chinese (Traditional) 幾乎, 實際上, 實質上…
in Russian фактически, практически…
in Polish prawie (zupełnie), praktycznie…
in Spanish prácticamente…
in Portuguese praticamente, virtualmente…
in German eigentlich…
in Catalan pràcticament…
in Japanese 実質的に, 事実上…
in Chinese (Simplified) 几乎, 实际上, 实质上…
(Definition of virtually from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of virtually?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “virtually” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

illusion

an idea or belief that is not true

Word of the Day

Lies, lies, lies!

by Kate Woodford,
February 25, 2015
​​​ According to sociologists (=people who study the relationships between people living in groups), we are good at lying. As a species, we have developed a remarkable ability to deceive each other (= persuade each other that something false is true). Being able to say things that are not true can help with

Read More 

showrooming noun

February 23, 2015
the activity of examining a product in a physical store and then making the purchase with an online retailer Amazon’s new smartphone is specifically designed to make showrooming fast and easy.

Read More