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An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
1. (general)
a. intensely
Se siente intensamente triste por la pérdida de su mejor amigo.He feels intensely sad about the loss of his best friend.
b. intensively (to train or study)
Tendrás que entrenar intensamente si quieres ganar el torneo.You'll need to train intensively if you want to win the tournament.
c. intently (to look)
Jaime me miró intensamente. "¿Qué vas a hacer?"Jaime looked at me intently. "What will you do?"
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Estoy viviendo intensamente la experiencia de pasar un tiempo en el extranjero.I am making the most of my time abroad and living life to the full.
Mi padre vivió intensamente y ayudó a muchísimas personas.My father lived life to the full and helped a great many people.
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1 (con intensidad) intensely
2 (con fuerza, vehemencia) powerfully; strongly
3 (vivamente) vividly; profoundly
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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