30 Synonyms & Antonyms for Very


Noun:

“very” is “verity.” However, it is not commonly used in modern English and might sound archaic or poetic.

Verb:

“Very” is primarily used as an adverb rather than a verb. It is used to intensify adjectives or other adverbs. For example:

  • It was a very hot day.
  • She runs very fast.

Synonyms

Extremely
Highly
Exceedingly
Intensely
Exceptionally
Remarkably
Extraordinarily
Incredibly
Utterly
Absolutely
Terribly
Unusually
Uncommonly
Profoundly
Awfully

Antonyms

Slightly
Moderately
Somewhat
Fairly
Marginally
Mildly
Partly
Barely
Scarcely
Hardly
Minimally
Notably
Infrequently
Inadequately
Insufficiently

Examples from books and articles:

  • The book is very interesting. She can type very quickly. They are very kind to the students.
  • She is very much liked at school. · She is very liked; He is well-known in his village as a troublemaker. · He is very well known; The concert was very much enjoyed ...

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