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

The meaning of "Essentially" in various phrases and sentences

Q: essentially ne anlama geliyor?
A: In the usage - essentially:
is putting emphasis on or rephrasing a key point.

Essentially: this is important
Or
Essentially: this is another way to say something

In most sentences you can remove the word “essentially” and the meaning will be the same.

Essentially is a vague word. It sounds fancy.

“His work was essentially finished”
“His work was finished”
These mean the same thing

Q: essentially ne anlama geliyor?
A: I believe it's a way of saying "at it's essence" which means "at it's core", which simply put refers to "basically" or "the main point being addressed".

"It is of the essence" (it is important)

"That door is essentially made out of wood" (at it's core, the door's material is wood)

"We should essentially be focusing all of our military tactics on taking down that gate." (basically, in other words, the main point being addressed)
Q: essentially ne anlama geliyor?
A: It means something like 'basically'. In other words, the deepest, most important quality of a person, thing or topic that tells you what it is about - even if it does not always appear like that. For example "he is essentially a good person" means that he is a good person even if he may sometimes do bad things.
Q: essentially ne anlama geliyor?
A: Basically

Example sentences using "Essentially"

Q: essentially ile örnek cümleler göster.
A: Simple one ... probably

Your opinion towards your girlfriend hobby is essentially meaningless, since your girlfriend is ignorant.
Q: essentially ile örnek cümleler göster.
A: "Essentially, he is an amateur."

"Most raw materials are essentially unlimited."

Essentially is an adverb used to describe the basic nature of things or people.
Q: essentially ile örnek cümleler göster.
A: Essentially everyone drives a car.

The show is essentially over.

They have essentially started dating.

Synonyms of "Essentially" and their differences

Q: essentially ve apparently arasındaki fark nedir?
A: Essentially = fundamentally / in essence

I know Mark was acting kind of like a jerk last night, but if you get to know him he is essentially a good person.

I am essentially done. I have only one thing to do then I can leave.

Essentially all of man's suffering boils down to one fundamental error in thinking.

Apparently = visibly / seemingly (may or may not be true)

Since you never call, you apparently don't want to be my friend.

From what I heard, John apparently broke up with Amy.

Apparently the game is canceled, unless you know otherwise.
Q: essentially ve in essence arasındaki fark nedir?
A: "nuance of difference"
-> "nuance"

They mean the same thing, and for the most part are interchangeable.

-longer answer below-

The only difference I can think of is that "essentially" functions as an adverb, so you can put them directly in front of the thing you're modifying.
•He essentially ruined the holidays.
•The cat essentially leapt from four story tall building. (this implies that the thing it jumped off of was NOT a 4 story building)

both can be placed in the middle(as an interruptor):
•The paper plane, in essence, was a metaphor for his childhood.
•Chopsticks, in essence, are a terrible way to eat porridge.
•How he viewed things, in essence, was through the perspective of a child.
•How he viewed things, essentially, was through the perspective of a child.

They can both be used in the beginning of the sentence:
•In essence, he caused her death.
•Essentially, he caused her death.

Or in the end, but slightly differently
•That shirt was blue in essence.
•That shirt was blue, essentially.


Q: essentially ve basically arasındaki fark nedir?
A: Both are used frequently by native speakers to shorten a long list, story, task, or request. When used like this: "Basically, he had a really bad attitude so I told him to leave." either one can be used and they mean the same thing.

If you wanted to be more specific, essentially usually means that certain points are more important.
"I need you to clean the house today."
"Sure, what needs to be cleaned?
"Essentially, just vacuum the carpet and wash the dishes, but if you have time anything else would be great!"

Basically is used to simplify something. It can imply that the speaker or the listener is in a hurry, most of the detail is unimportant, or that something may be complicated or hard to explain.
"That sounds really complicated, could you say that again?"
"Basically, I'm working late tonight, and I need you to pick up a few things at the store. I'll leave you a list and some money on the counter."

Most native speakers just use these words interchangeably, and are just making something shorter.
Q: essentially ve basically arasındaki fark nedir?
A: There really isn’t much of a difference
Basically is used more that essentially

Translations of "Essentially"

Q: Bunu İngilizce (ABD) da nasıl dersiniz? essentially
A: Check the question to view the answer

Other questions about "Essentially"

Q: Lütfen bana nasıl telaffuz edeceğimi öğret " essentially ".
A: Check the question to view the answer
Q: Lütfen bana nasıl telaffuz edeceğimi öğret essentially.
A: Hope this is helpful

Meanings and usages of similar words and phrases

Latest words

essentially

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