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rapidly meaning

EN[ˈɹæpɪdli]
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    Definition of rapidly in English Dictionary

  • AdverbCOMmore rapidlySUPmost rapidlySUF-ly
    1. With speed; in a rapid manner.
      1. She packed her case rapidly and hurried out. ‎
  • More Examples
    1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
      • We expressed our readiness, and in ten minutes were in the station wagon, rolling rapidly down the long drive, for it was then after nine. We passed on the way the van of the guests from Asquith.
      • Hilborn and Walters [80 ] developed the idea of hyperdepletion as a mechanism that would explain why catch rates decline more rapidly than fish abundance.
      • First, these results demonstrate that the prototype method can be rapidly applied to construct an efficient phagosensor to detect Salmonella enterica Typhimurium.
    2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
      • Rapidly proliferating thyrocytes are likely more vulnerable to mutagens such as radiation, chemical carcinogens and oxidative stress, and may accumulate a higher number of genetic alterations.
    3. Used in the Ending of Sentence
      • For example, kalicludin 1-3 from A. sulcata binds competitively to Kv1.2 channels to paralyse the prey rapidly.
  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
    1. Adverbs
      • Morphemes
        • Suffixes
          • Words by suffix
            • Words suffixed with -ly

      Other Vocabulary

      Look-Alike Words
      1. en rabidly
      2. en vapidly
      3. en rapidity
      4. en acidly
      5. en raptly
      Source: Wiktionary

      Meaning of rapidly for the defined word.

      Grammatically, this word "rapidly" is an adverb. It's also a morpheme, more specifically, a suffixe.
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