religiously


religiously
a) In the manner of religion.

It is odd he gets so many cavities since he brushes his teeth religiously, every night, rain or shine.

b) Always.

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  • Religiously — Re*li gious*ly, adv. In a religious manner. Drayton. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • religiously — index faithfully Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • religiously — late 14c.; see RELIGIOUS (Cf. religious) + LY (Cf. ly) (2). Transf. sense of “strictly, scrupulously” attested by 1570s …   Etymology dictionary

  • religiously — re|li|gious|ly [rıˈlıdʒəsli] adv 1.) if you do something religiously, you are always very careful to do it ▪ He exercises religiously every morning. 2.) in a way that is related to religion ▪ a religiously diverse country …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • religiously — [[t]rɪlɪ̱ʤəsli[/t]] 1) ADV GRADED: ADV with v If you do something religiously, you do it very regularly because you feel you have to. She didn t stick religiously to the program... Do these exercises religiously every day. 2) → See also religious …   English dictionary

  • religiously — adv. Religiously is used with these adjectives: ↑conservative, ↑diverse, ↑inspired, ↑neutral, ↑orthodox, ↑tolerant Religiously is used with these verbs: ↑ground, ↑watch …   Collocations dictionary

  • religiously — re|lig|ious|ly [ rə lıdʒəsli ] adverb 1. ) if you do something religiously, you do it regularly and are very serious about it: She watches that program religiously. 2. ) in a way that is related to religion …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • religiously — adverb 1 if you do something religiously, you are always very careful to do it: I was religiously following all the instructions. 2 in a way that is connected with religion …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • religiously — UK [rəˈlɪdʒəslɪ] / US adverb 1) if you do something religiously, you do it regularly and are very serious about it She watches that programme religiously. 2) in a way that is related to religion …   English dictionary

  • religiously — adverb 1. by religion (Freq. 3) religiously inspired art • Syn: ↑sacredly • Derived from adjective: ↑sacred (for: ↑sacredly), ↑religious …   Useful english dictionary


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