intensively


Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Encyclopedia.

in·ten·sive

 (ĭn-tĕn′sĭv)
adj.
1. Of, relating to, or characterized by intensity: intensive training.
2. Grammar Tending to emphasize or intensify: an intensive adverb.
3. Possessing or requiring to a high degree. Often used in combination: labor-intensive.
4. Of or relating to agricultural production that achieves high yields per acre of land but requires significant input of labor or materials.
5. Physics Having the same value for any subdivision of a thermodynamic system: intensive pressure.
n. Grammar
A linguistic element, such as the adverb extremely or awfully, that provides force or emphasis. Also called intensifier.

in·ten′sive·ly adv.
in·ten′sive·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.intensively - in an intensive manner; "he studied the snake intensively"

intensively

adverb
In a complete manner:
Idioms: in and out, inside out, up and down.
Translations
بِشِدَّه، بِكَثافَه
intenzivně
intenst
behatóanintenzíven
kröftuglega, rækilega
intenzívne
yoğun bir şekilde

intensively

[ɪnˈtensɪvlɪ] ADV [bombard] → intensamente; [study] → profundamente, detenidamente; (esp for exam) → intensivamente

intensively

[ɪnˈtɛnsɪvli] adv
[work, study] → intensivement
to farm intensively → pratiquer l'agriculture intensive
intensively farmed animals → les animaux issus de l'agriculture intensive

intensively

advintensiv; intensively reared beefaus Intensivhaltung stammendes Rindfleisch

intensively

[ɪnˈtɛnsɪvlɪ] adv (study) → intensamente; (farm) → intensivamente

intense

(inˈtens) adjective
very great. intense heat; intense hatred.
inˈtensely adverb
very much. I dislike that sort of behaviour intensely.
inˈtenseness noun
inˈtensity noun
the quality of being intense. the intensity of the heat.
inˈtensive (-siv) adjective
very great; showing or having great care etc. The police began an intensive search for the murderer; The hospital has just opened a new intensive care unit.
inˈtensively adverb
inˈtensiveness noun
References in classic literature ?
Farm it like your vegetable plot, intensively, all the year, in crops that make horse-feed, irrigating, fertilizing, rotating your crops.
The hard labor of the 'Dictionary' had been the only remedy for Johnson's profound grief at the death of his wife, in 1752; and how intensively he could apply himself at need he showed again some years later when to pay his mother's funeral expenses he wrote in the evenings of a single week his
the future "campus ost" consists of 3 schools, a district sports facility, a garden plot and public green areas.In the course of the construction of the ludwig-thoma-realschule, an overall concept for the area will be created and measures will be derived with the aim of supplementing, upgrading, networking of green and open spaces, an improvement in the quality of stay, use for all age groups and an improvement of the network of footpaths and cycle paths, whereby partial areas are to be intensively designed, the remaining areas are to be selectively upgraded.
LANGUAGE activists called for an Education Act that ensures every council expands centres which teach children intensively so they can study through the medium of Welsh.
M2 PRESSWIRE-July 31, 2019-: UN working 'intensively' to stop Ebola in eastern DR Congo, following second case in major border town
'The lawsuit is ready and it will certainly be filed,' ViA!kovic told reporters in Srbac, adding that the Entity's Attorney's Office is intensively working on this issue.
[03/May/2019] PROVINCES, May 3 (Saba) -- The mercenaries of US-saudi- aggression coalition over the last 24 hours intensively continued their violation for the cease fire agreement and their attacks over several provinces, a security official told Saba.
An online statement says police 'are working intensively' to confirm the items are genuine.
In carrying out the academic programs, smart use of new technology will be applied intensively. The AIOU primarily focuses on the educational needs of masses by providing quality education at their doorsteps all over the country and by blurring spatial and temporal boundaries.
These seats are also being used more intensively, which is critical for profitability in a capital intensive industry -- and it also helps to reduce environmental impact.
The Marmaray tunnel operates intensively due to the cancellation of sea trips.
We intensively prepare for the arrival of a child, but when it comes to dying we hide it as though it were a scandalLumps of dirt were falling heavily on the coffin.