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Meaning of RARELY

Pronunciation:  'rehrlee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adv]  not often; "we rarely met"
 

RARELY is a 6 letter word that starts with R.

 

 Synonyms: seldom
 
 Antonyms: frequently, oft, often, oftentimes, ofttimes
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Rare"ly\, adv.
1. In a rare manner or degree; seldom; not often; as, things
   rarely seen.

2. Finely; excellently; with rare skill. See 3d {Rare}, 2.

         The person who played so rarely on the flageolet.
                                               --Sir W.
                                               Scott.

         The rest of the spartments are rarely gilded.
                                               --Evelyn.

 

 

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