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Gradually Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0

  • in a gradual manner; "the snake moved gradually toward its victim"

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Gradually'

  • Gradually Going Tornado: (North America)

'Gradually' example sentence in quotations

* He with whom neither slander that gradually soaks into the mind, nor statements that startle like a wound in the flesh, are successful may be called intelligent indeed. - Confucius

* Justice is the end of government. It is the end of civil society. It ever has been and ever will be pursued until it be obtained, or until liberty be lost in the pursuit. In a society under the forms of which the stronger faction can readily unite and oppress the weaker, anarchy may as truly be said to reign as in a state of nature, where the weaker individual is not secured against the violence of the stronger and as, in the latter state, even the individuals are prompted, by the uncertainty of their condition, to submit to a government which may protect the weak as well as themselves so, in the former state, will the more powerful factions or parties be gradually induced, by a like motive to wish for a government which will protect all parties, the weaker as well as the more powerful. - Alexander Hamilton

* Practice and thought might gradually forge many an art. - Virgil

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Gradually Sample Sentences in News

  • Regular breakfast skippers should gradually increase morning protein intake
    A new study shows that an individual's breakfast habits play a vital role in gradually increasing the protein intake in the morning. Read more on this news related to 'Gradually'
  • North-East Briefcase
    Normalcy gradually returns in Tuensang area of Nagaland Kohima: The situation in trouble-torn Tuensang, which seen a series of violence by the middle of the current month, has gradually coming back to normalcy without any incident past several days and the district administration is thinking of relaxing curfew in the town. According to official sources on Saturday Read more on this news related to 'Gradually'
  • Skoda to ramp up product portfolio in India from 2017
    BL Czech carmaker Skoda plans to gradually expand its product portfolio in the country. File Photo Read more on this news related to 'Gradually'

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