Largely vs Sufficiently - What's the difference?

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Largely is a related term of sufficiently.

As adverbs the difference between largely and sufficiently

is that largely is in a widespread or large manner while sufficiently is (manner) in a sufficient manner; enough.




  • In a widespread or large manner.
  • For the most part; mainly or chiefly.
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  • On a large scale; amply.
  • * 1913 ,
  • Usually there was a jug of one or other decoction standing on the hob, from which he drank largely .
  • *:"Grand!" he said, smacking his lips after wormwood. "Grand!" And he exhorted the children to try.
  • (obsolete) Fully, at great length.
  • * 1590 , Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Queene , III.ii:
  • It ill beseemes a knight of gentle sort, / Such as ye haue him boasted, to beguile / A simple mayd, and worke so haynous tort, / In shame of knighthood, as I largely can report.


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    (en adverb)
  • (manner) In a sufficient manner; enough.
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  • (degree) To a sufficient extent.