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Meaning of SURELY

Pronunciation:  'shûrlee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adv]  definitely or positively; "the results are surely encouraging"; "she certainly is a hard worker"; "it's going to be a good day for sure"; "they are coming, for certain"; "they thought he had been killed sure enough"; "he'll win sure as shooting"; (`sure' is used informally for `surely' as in"they sure smell good"; "sure he'll come")
 

SURELY is a 6 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: certainly, for certain, for sure, sure, sure as shooting, sure enough
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Sure"ly\, adv.
1. In a sure or certain manner; certainly; infallibly;
   undoubtedly; assuredly.

         In the day that thou eatest thereof thou shalt
         surely die.                           --Gen. ii. 17.

         He that created something out of nothing, surely can
         raise great things out of small.      --South.

2. Without danger; firmly; steadly; securely.

         He that walketh uprightly walketh surely. --Prov. x.
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