Definitions for trulyˈtru li
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word truly
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
in accordance with fact or truth; truthfully.
exactly; accurately; correctly.
rightly; properly; duly.
legitimately; by right.
really; genuinely; authentically.
Archaic. faithfully; loyally.
Origin of truly:
truly, genuinely, really(adverb)
in accordance with truth or fact or reality
"she was now truly American"; "a genuinely open society"; "they don't really listen to us"
"baseball rightfully is the nation's pastime"
sincerely, unfeignedly, truly(adverb)
with sincerity; without pretense
"she praised him sincerely for his victory"; "was unfeignedly glad to see his old teacher"; "we are truly sorry for the inconvenience"
in truth, really, truly(adverb)
in fact (used as intensifiers or sentence modifiers)
"in truth, moral decay hastened the decline of the Roman Empire"; "really, you shouldn't have done it"; "a truly awful book"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
really or completely
I truly believe you can win.; It was a truly terrible thing to say.
In accordance with the facts; truthfully, accurately.
Honestly, genuinely, in fact, really.
You are truly silly.
in a true manner; according to truth; in agreement with fact; as, to state things truly; the facts are truly represented
exactly; justly; precisely; accurately; as, to estimate truly the weight of evidence
sincerely; honestly; really; faithfully; as, to be truly attached to a lover; the citizens are truly loyal to their prince or their country
conformably to law; legally; legitimately
in fact; in deed; in reality; in truth
Truly was an American rock band formed in the wake of the grunge era. It featured singer-guitarist Robert Roth, bassist Hiro Yamamoto, and drummer Mark Pickerel. Yamamoto and Pickerel were founding members respectively of Soundgarden and Screaming Trees. While not a commercially successful group like some of their Seattle contemporaries, the band lasted a decade with two studio albums to their name.
British National Corpus
Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'truly' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3163
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'truly' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3078
Rank popularity for the word 'truly' in Adverbs Frequency: #236
Translations for truly
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
I truly believe that this decision is the right one.
- حقّا، حقيقَةًArabic
- verdadeiramentePortuguese (BR)
- verdaderamente, realmenteSpanish
- असल में, वास्तव में, वस्तुत: सच्चाई सेHindi
- uistinu, zaistaCroatian
- sannelig, oppriktig, egentligNorwegian
- cu adevăratRomanian
- gerçekten, hakikatenTurkish
- 真正地Chinese (Trad.)
- حقيقت ميںUrdu
- thật sựVietnamese
- 真正地Chinese (Simp.)
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