What does clearly mean?

Definitions for clearlyˈklɪər li

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word clearly.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. clearly(adverb)

    without doubt or question

    "they were clearly lost"; "history has clearly shown the folly of that policy"

  2. intelligibly, clearly, understandably(adverb)

    in an intelligible manner

    "the foreigner spoke to us quite intelligibly"

  3. distinctly, clearly(adverb)

    clear to the mind; with distinct mental discernment

    "it's distinctly possible"; "I could clearly see myself in his situation"

  4. clearly, clear(adverb)

    in an easily perceptible manner

    "could be seen clearly under the microscope"; "She cried loud and clear"

Wiktionary

  1. clearly(Adverb)

    In a clear manner.

    He enunciated every syllable clearly.

  2. clearly(Adverb)

    Without a doubt; obviously.

    Clearly, the judge erred in his opinion.

  3. clearly(Adverb)

    To a degree clearly discernible.

    He was clearly wrong on all points but one.

  4. Origin: clerely, perhaps a calque of clerement

Webster Dictionary

  1. Clearly(adverb)

    in a clear manner

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'clearly' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #635

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'clearly' in Written Corpus Frequency: #771

  3. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'clearly' in Adverbs Frequency: #77

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of clearly in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of clearly in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. George Bernard Shaw:

    He knows nothing and he thinks he knows everything. That points clearly to a political career.

  2. Jonathan Moore:

    (The officer) clearly was violating his own departmental regulations, he clearly was using excessive force.

  3. The Dargers:

    This clearly targets plural Mormon families. This clearly targets free speech. This clearly is a bill of religious discrimination.

  4. Nikola Tesla, Modern Mechanics and Inventions. July, 1934:

    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.

  5. George Eliot:

    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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