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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Virtually \Vir"tu*al*ly\, adv.
In a virtual manner; in efficacy or effect only, and not
actually; to all intents and purposes; practically.
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
adv 1: in essence or effect but not in fact; "the strike
virtually paralyzed the city"; "I'm virtually broke"
2: (of actions or states) slightly short of or not quite
accomplished; all but; "the job is (just) about done"; "the
baby was almost asleep when the alarm sounded"; "we're almost
finished"; "the car all but ran her down"; "he nearly
fainted"; "talked for nigh onto 2 hours"; "the recording is
well-nigh perfect"; "virtually all the parties signed the
contract"; "I was near exhausted by the run"; "most everyone
agrees" [syn: about, almost, most, nearly, near,
nigh, virtually, well-nigh]
From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :
30 Moby Thesaurus words for "virtually":
absolutely, actually, all in all, almost, almost entirely,
approximately, as good as, basically, by and large, chiefly,
effectively, effectually, essentially, fundamentally, in effect,
in essence, in substance, in the main, latently, mainly, morally,
more or less, mostly, nearly, on balance, on the whole,
potentially, practically, substantially, underlyingly
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