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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 very /ˈvɛri/

From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ver·y a. [Compar. Verier superl. Veriest.]  True; real; actual; veritable.
    Whether thou be my very son Esau or not.   --Gen. xxvii. 21.
    He that covereth a transgression seeketh love; but he that repeateth a matter separateth very friends.   --Prov. xvii. 9.
    The very essence of truth is plainness and brightness.   --Milton.
    I looked on the consideration of public service or public ornament to be real and very justice.   --Burke.
 Note:Very is sometimes used to make the word with which it is connected emphatic, and may then be paraphrased by same, self-same, itself, and the like. “The very hand, the very words.” --Shak. “The very rats instinctively have quit it.” --Shak. “Yea, there where very desolation dwells.” --Milton. Very is used occasionally in the comparative degree, and more frequently in the superlative. “Was not my lord the verier wag of the two?” --Shak. “The veriest hermit in the nation.” --Pope. “He had spoken the very truth, and transformed it into the veriest falsehood.” --Hawthorne.
 Very Reverend. See the Note under Reverend.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ver·y adv. In a high degree; to no small extent; exceedingly; excessively; extremely; as, a very great mountain; a very bright sun; a very cold day; the river flows very rapidly; he was very much hurt.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: precisely as stated; "the very center of town" [syn: very(a)]
      2: being the exact same one; not any other:; "this is the
         identical room we stayed in before"; "the themes of his
         stories are one and the same"; "saw the selfsame quotation
         in two newspapers"; "on this very spot"; "the very thing
         he said yesterday"; "the very man I want to see" [syn: identical,
          one and the same(p), selfsame(a), very(a)]
      3: used to give emphasis to the relevance of the thing
         modified; "his very name struck terror"; "caught in the
         very act" [syn: very(a)]
      4: used to give emphasis; "the very essence of artistic
         expression is invention"- Irving R. Kaufman; "the very
         back of the room" [syn: very(a)]
      adv 1: used as intensifiers; `real' is sometimes used informally
             for `really'; `rattling' is informal; "she was very
             gifted"; "he played very well"; "a really enjoyable
             evening"; "I'm real sorry about it"; "a rattling good
             yarn" [syn: really, real, rattling]
      2: precisely so; "on the very next page"; "he expected the very