High·ly, adv. In a high manner, or to a high degree; very much; as, highly esteemed.
adv 1: to a high degree or extent; favorably or with much respect;
"highly successful"; "He spoke highly of her"; "does
not think highly of his writing"; "extremely
interesting" [syn: extremely]
2: at a high rate or wage; "highly paid workers"
3: in a high position or level or rank; "details known by only
a few highly placed persons"