What does duly mean?

Definitions for dulyˈdu li, ˈdyu-

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. punctually, duly(adverb)

    at the proper time

    "she was duly apprised of the raise"


  1. duly(Adverb)

    In a due, fit, or becoming manner; as it ought to be; properly.

    The citizen's concern was duly noted in the meeting minutes.

  2. duly(Adverb)

    Regularly; at the proper time.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Duly(adverb)

    in a due, fit, or becoming manner; as it (anything) ought to be; properly; regularly

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Duly

    dū′li, adv. properly: fitly: at the proper time. [See Due.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of duly in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of duly in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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