Very is on the Basic English 850 List.
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very is one of the 1000 most common headwords.
very

PronunciationEdit

AdverbEdit

Positive
very

Comparative
none

Superlative
none

  1. Much; quite. Using very makes the adjective or adverb stronger.
    He was very young.

AdjectiveEdit

Positive
very

Comparative
none

Superlative
none

  1. Actual, same.
    It was the very boy who helped me.
  2. Exact.
    This man is the very one for the job.

See alsoEdit