orally meaning


    Definition of orally in English Dictionary

  • AdverbCOMmore orallySUPmost orallySUF-ly
    1. By mouth.
      1. This medicine is taken orally. Swallowing a pill sure beats getting a shot every day.
    2. Spoken as opposed to written.
      1. I took the make up test orally because my arm is still in a cast.
  • More Examples
    1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
      • The Mishna is believed by Jews to have been handed down orally from the patriarch-prophet Moses, who received it on Mount Sinai with the written Torah.
      • In addition, PER has shown broad-spectrum antiepileptic activity when administered orally in preclinical animal models, including antimyoclonic activity.
    2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
      • By contrast, the CETP inhibitors like evacetrapib are taken orally.
  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
    1. Adverbs
      • Morphemes
        • Suffixes
          • Words by suffix
            • Words suffixed with -ly
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      Meaning of orally for the defined word.

      Grammatically, this word "orally" is an adverb. It's also a morpheme, more specifically, a suffixe.
      Difficultness: Level 5
      Easy     ➨     Difficult
      Definiteness: Level 1
      Definite    ➨     Versatile