part of speech: adverb

definition 1: more than usually; to a great degree.

  • The chicken is especially good at this restaurant.

synonyms: exceptionally, extraordinarily, outstandingly, particularly

definition 2: in particular.

  • The trip will be expensive, especially if we go by plane.

synonyms: certainly

definition 3: specially; mainly.

  • I bought this bracelet especially for you.

synonyms: exclusively, precisely, specifically, uniquely