Eventually

  • 1 Eventually — E*ven tu*al*ly, adv. In an eventual manner; finally; ultimately. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 eventually — index in due course Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 3 eventually — ultimately, 1670s, from EVENTUAL (Cf. eventual) + LY (Cf. ly) (2) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 4 eventually — [adv] in the course of time after all, at last, at the end of the day*, finally, hereafter, in future, in the end, in the long run*, one day, someday, sometime, sooner or later*, ultimately, when all is said and done*, yet; concepts 552,820 …

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  • 5 eventually — [ē ven′cho͞o əl ē, ē ven′sho͞oəl ē; ē ven′chə lē] adv. finally; ultimately; in the end …

    English World dictionary

  • 6 eventually — 01. If you keep on working hard, [eventually] you will succeed. 02. The [eventual] goal of the recent talks between North and South Korea is the reunification of the country. 03. Our flight was delayed by snow, but we [eventually] got away about… …

    Grammatical examples in English

  • 7 eventually — [[t]ɪve̱ntʃuəli[/t]] ♦♦ 1) ADV: ADV with cl, ADV before v Eventually means in the end, especially after a lot of delays, problems, or arguments. Eventually, the army caught up with him in Latvia... The flight eventually got away six hours late.… …

    English dictionary

  • 8 Eventually — Infobox Album | Name = Eventually Type = Album Artist = Paul Westerberg Released = 1996 Recorded = Genre = Alternative rock Length = Label = Reprise Producer = Lou Giordano, Brendan O Brien Reviews = *Allmusic Guide rating|2|5… …

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  • 9 eventually — e|ven|tu|al|ly [ ı ventʃuəli ] adverb *** at the end of a process or period of time in which many things happen: Dad was eventually diagnosed as suffering from a chronic heart condition. We re hoping, eventually, to create 500 new jobs. Did they… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 10 eventually — adverb after a long time, especially after a long delay or a lot of problems: He worked so hard that eventually he made himself ill. | She eventually passed her driving test. | “Did you manage to contact Roger?” “Well yes, eventually.” …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 11 eventually */*/*/ — UK [ɪˈventʃuəlɪ] / US adverb at the end of a process or period of time in which many things happen Dad was eventually diagnosed as suffering from a chronic heart condition. We re hoping, eventually, to create 500 new jobs. Did they ever pay you?… …

    English dictionary

  • 12 eventually — adv. Eventually is used with these adjectives: ↑successful, ↑victorious Eventually is used with these verbs: ↑abandon, ↑arrive, ↑break, ↑cease, ↑collapse, ↑concede, ↑dawn, ↑decide, ↑ …

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  • 13 eventually — e|ven|tu|al|ly W2S1 [ıˈventʃuəli, tʃəli] adv after a long time, or after a lot of things have happened ▪ He eventually escaped and made his way back to England. ▪ Eventually, she got a job and moved to London. see usage note ↑lastly …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 14 eventually*/*/*/ — [ɪˈventʃuəli] adv at the end of a long process or period of time Eventually, we became good friends.[/ex] the scientific research that we hope will eventually produce a cure[/ex] …

    Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • 15 eventually — /i ven chooh euh lee/, adv. finally; ultimately; at some later time: Eventually we will own the house free and clear. [1650 60; EVENTUAL + LY] * * * …

    Universalium

  • 16 eventually — adverb /əˈvɛn.tjuː.ə.li,əˈvɛn.tjə.li/ a) In the end. It had taken nine years from the evening that Truman first showed up with a pie plate at her mothers door, but his dogged perseverance eventually won him the hand of his boyhood Sunday school… …

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  • 17 eventually — adverb the culprit will be caught eventually Syn: in the end, in due course, by and by, in time, after some time, after a bit, finally, at last, over the long haul; ultimately, in the long run, at the end of the day, one day, some day, sometime,… …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 18 eventually — eventual ► ADJECTIVE ▪ occurring at the end of or resulting from a process or period of time. DERIVATIVES eventually adverb …

    English terms dictionary

  • 19 eventually — adverb Date: circa 1680 at an unspecified later time ; in the end …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 20 eventually — Synonyms and related words: after all, as things go, as times go, at last, at length, at long last, at the end, at the last, conclusively, finally, in conclusion, in due course, in due season, in due time, in fine, in time, last, lastly, once for …

    Moby Thesaurus


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