Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Practically"

The meaning of "Practically" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does i practically live at the beach mean?
A: they go to the beach so often it’s almost like they live there, instead of at their house.
Q: What does practically mean?
A: It is has to do with 'actual use'. Occasionally it is equal to 'actually':
He is practically our agent.

Q: What does practically mean?
A: @YhunL thank you 😊

Example sentences using "Practically"

Q: Please show me example sentences with practically.
A: The practical knowledge is important to sustain in real word
Q: Please show me example sentences with practically.
A: There's practically no way to get on the train because it's so crowded.
Q: Please show me example sentences with practically.
A: This flower is so tall, it is practically a tree!
I speak Italian so well, I am practically fluent!
Practically speaking...

Synonyms of "Practically" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between practically and almost ?
A: Practically - so close that you can say it is true. In truth, it not true, though.
So close, you can say he won -> So close, he practically won.
He let me win so might as well say I lost -> He let me win, so I practically lost.

If you know what "pretty much" means, you can replace "practically" with it.
So close, he pretty much won.
He let me win so I pretty much lost.

Almost - so close but it's not true
So close, but he didn't win -> So close, he almost won.
(FYI: "So close, but he didn't win" isn't grammatically correct but it fine when talking similar to Japanese leaving out the topic)
(Correct would be: "It was so close, but he didn't win)
It was a close match, but I didn't win -> It was a close match; I almost won.

"So close" is almost a sentence but it doesn't have a subject.

Practically is more closer than almost to being true.
Q: What is the difference between practically and literally ?
A: "Practically" = almost, very close, basically
"The bar was practically empty last night. I think I saw one other person there."

"Literally" = happens EXACTLY like this, word for word
"When I told him to 'go jump in a lake', he took it literally. He walked to the beach and jumped in the water!"

Note: these days, "literally" has also become a slang term. Young people use it to exaggerate. This makes older people very upset ;)
"Ew! This guy is literally the worst person I've ever met."
Q: What is the difference between practically and pretty much ?
A: Practically is like obviously or the normal thing to do. Pretty much is like yeah that's all I can say about that
Q: What is the difference between "practically" and "practically speaking" ?
A: Practically speaking, learning a new language takes a lot of studying.

The science has been tested for centuries by everyone so it is therefore practically sound.

You shouldn't chew like a cow, practically speaking.

It was practically obvious after he started stuttering in an attempt to conceal his secret.

Life and art has no true agreed upon meaning practically speaking.

When you fell down you practically broke your arm in half. You are lucky it is just a minor fracture!

Translations of "Practically"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? practically
A: Check the question to view the answer
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? practically
A: Check the question to view the answer
Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? practically
A: Check the question to view the answer

Other questions about "Practically"

Q: Please show me how to pronounce practically.
A: Check the question to view the answer
Q: Please show me how to pronounce practically.
A: Check the question to view the answer

Meanings and usages of similar words and phrases

Latest words

practically

HiNative is a platform for users to exchange their knowledge about different languages and cultures. We cannot guarantee that every answer is 100% accurate.

Newest Questions
Topic Questions
Recommended Questions