A lot of thesaurus - A little bit dictionary

barely

Overview of adv barely

1. barely, hardly, just, scarcely, scarce -- (only a very short time before; "they could barely hear the speaker"; "we hardly knew them"; "just missed being hit"; "had scarcely rung the bell when the door flew open"; "would have scarce arrived before she would have found some excuse to leave"- W.B.Yeats)

2. scantily, barely -- (in a sparse or scanty way; "a barely furnished room")



Made possible by Princeton University "About WordNet." WordNet. Princeton University. 2010. http://wordnet.princeton.edu