without doubt or question
"they were clearly lost"; "history has clearly shown the folly of that policy"
intelligibly, clearly, understandably(adverb)
in an intelligible manner
"the foreigner spoke to us quite intelligibly"
clear to the mind; with distinct mental discernment
"it's distinctly possible"; "I could clearly see myself in his situation"
in an easily perceptible manner
"could be seen clearly under the microscope"; "She cried loud and clear"
In a clear manner.
He enunciated every syllable clearly.
Without a doubt; obviously.
Clearly, the judge erred in his opinion.
To a degree clearly discernible.
He was clearly wrong on all points but one.
Origin: clerely, perhaps a calque of clerement
in a clear manner
British National Corpus
Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'clearly' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #635
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'clearly' in Written Corpus Frequency: #771
Rank popularity for the word 'clearly' in Adverbs Frequency: #77
The numerical value of clearly in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of clearly in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
He knows nothing and he thinks he knows everything. That points clearly to a political career.
(The officer) clearly was violating his own departmental regulations, he clearly was using excessive force.
This clearly targets plural Mormon families. This clearly targets free speech. This clearly is a bill of religious discrimination.
The scientists of today think deeply instead of clearly. One must be sane to think clearly, but one can think deeply and be quite insane.
I do not believe that any writer has ever exposed this bovaryisme, the human will to see things as they are not, more clearly than Shakespeare.
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