Completley vs. Completely: What's the Difference?
"Completley" is incorrect; the correct spelling is "completely," meaning fully or entirely.
Which is correct: Completley or Completely
How to spell Completely?
Completley is Incorrect
Completely is Correct
Remember the root word "complete," then simply add "ly" at the end.
The word has "complete" in it, which signifies that it should spell out the entire word "complete" before adding the "ly."
Think of "ly" as a suffix you're tacking onto "complete" to make it an adverb.
The correct form "completely" rhymes with "discreetly," unlike the incorrect "completley."
Remember that "e" follows "l" in "completely," which is logical given that the root word is "complete."
Completley and Completely Definitions
Completley is an incorrect spelling of completely.
Absolutely or wholly.
She was completely amazed.
Entirely and without reservation.
I completely agree with you.
Fully or to the utmost extent.
He was completely surprised by the news.
Without any qualifications.
The plan failed completely.
Having all necessary or normal parts, components, or steps; entire
A complete medical history.
A complete set of dishes.
(Botany) Having all principal parts, namely, the sepals, petals, stamens, and pistil or pistils. Used of a flower.
Having come to an end; concluded
The renovation of the kitchen is complete.
A complete mystery.
A complete musician.
(Football) Caught in bounds by a receiver
A complete pass.
To bring to a finish or an end
She has completed her studies.
To make whole, with all necessary elements or parts
A second child would complete their family. Fill in the blanks to complete the form.
(Football) To throw (a forward pass) that is caught in bounds by a receiver.
(manner) In a complete manner
Please completely fill in the box for your answer, using a number 2 pencil.
(degree) To the fullest extent or degree; totally.
He is completely mad.
In a complete manner; fully.
To a complete degree or to the full or entire extent (`whole' is often used informally for `wholly');
He was wholly convinced
Entirely satisfied with the meal
It was completely different from what we expected
Was completely at fault
A totally new situation
The directions were all wrong
It was not altogether her fault
An altogether new approach
A whole new idea
So as to be complete; with everything necessary;
He had filled out the form completely
The apartment was completely furnished
With no parts missing or lacking.
The puzzle was completely solved.
What is the pronunciation of completely?
/kəmˈpliːtli/ in American English.
Which vowel is used before completely?
Typically, no vowel is used before "completely" unless it's in the middle of a sentence.
Why is it called completely?
Derived from the root word "complete," the suffix "ly" turns it into an adverb.
Which preposition is used with completely?
"From," as in "completely from scratch."
What is the verb form of completely?
The verb form of the root word is "complete."
Is completely a noun or adjective?
Neither, it's an adverb.
What is the root word of completely?
The root word is "complete."
What is the plural form of completely?
Is completely a negative or positive word?
Neutral; the connotation depends on context.
What is the singular form of completely?
Completely is an adverb, so it doesn't have a singular or plural form.
Which article is used with completely?
Generally no article is used with "completely" as it's an adverb.
Is completely an abstract noun?
What is a stressed syllable in completely?
The second syllable, "plete."
What part of speech is completely?
What is the opposite of completely?
Which conjunction is used with completely?
"And," as in "fast and completely."
Is completely a collective noun?
Is completely an adverb?
Is the word completely imperative?
Is completely a vowel or consonant?
Starts with a consonant (C).
Is completely a countable noun?
It's not a noun.
Is the term completely a metaphor?
What is the second form of completely?
How is completely used in a sentence?
"She completely forgot about the meeting."
How many syllables are in completely?
How do we divide completely into syllables?
What is another term for completely?
Which determiner is used with completely?
Generally, no determiner is used with adverbs.
What is the first form of completely?
What is the third form of completely?
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