What does Certainly mean?

Definitions for Certainly
ˈsɜr tn liCer·tain·ly

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. surely, certainly, sure, for sure, for certain, sure enough, sure as shooting(adverb)

    definitely or positively (`sure' is sometimes used informally for `surely')

    "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"; "they sure smell good"; "sure he'll come"

Wiktionary

  1. certainly(Adverb)

    In a way which is certain; with certainty.

  2. certainly(Adverb)

    Without doubt, surely; of course.

  3. certainly(Adverb)

    An emphatic affirmative answer.

    Would you like it with ice? Certainly, and with lemon please.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Certainly(adverb)

    without doubt or question; unquestionably

Editors Contribution

  1. certainly

    For certain

    We certainly require some night rain for the garden and fields.

    Submitted by MaryC on May 30, 2020  

Suggested Resources

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Certainly' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #572

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Certainly' in Written Corpus Frequency: #323

  3. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Certainly' in Adverbs Frequency: #71

How to pronounce Certainly?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say Certainly in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Certainly in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Certainly in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of Certainly in a Sentence

  1. Maria Sharapova:

    If I wanted to I could make it tougher on myself. I don't think that's really the goal, i know how to get ready for grand slams. I'm certainly not thinking about that I need that type of match. My goal is to go out there and do the right things.

  2. Van Wagenen:

    I think frustrations were high, and, I think that he understands that from a leadership position, that we cant lose control and that he knows that thats not something that should have happened, and its certainly not something that he intends to have happen again.

  3. Gennadiy Goldberg:

    The low inflation profile will certainly keep the Fed communicating a gradual glide path, but little in the July CPI report suggests that hikes should be delayed.

  4. Phil Flynn:

    The Saudi-Iran standoff is certainly one to worry over given its ramifications for oil supply, but the equity markets selloff is more pressing and difficult to ignore because of the impact of China on the global economy and overall demand for oil.

  5. No Frenchman:

    It's not going to be like anything we've seen so far during this Tour, i will give my best and I hope I won't crack. I will certainly not give up.

Images & Illustrations of Certainly

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Translations for Certainly

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • بالتأكيد, بدون شك, بدون نقاش, من المؤكدArabic
  • әлбиттәBashkir
  • разбира се, несъмнено, безспорноBulgarian
  • certamentCatalan, Valencian
  • jistě, zajisté, nepochybně, určitěCzech
  • zweifellos, natürlich, gewiss, freilich, sicherlich, sicherGerman
  • βεβαίως, ασφαλώς, σίγουραGreek
  • ciertamente, sin duda, por supuestoSpanish
  • بطور محرزPersian
  • totta kai, epäilemättä, kyllä kiitos, todellakin, ilman muuta, varmastiFinnish
  • sans nul doute, pour sûr, sûrement, bien sûr, certainement, sans aucun doute, évidemmentFrench
  • בוודאי, בוודאותHebrew
  • अवश्यHindi
  • անշուշտ, իհարկե, անկասկածArmenian
  • certoInterlingua
  • certeIdo
  • certamenteItalian
  • もちろん, 絶対, 必ず, 確実, 全く, 確かに, その通りJapanese
  • 확실히Korean
  • ئه‌کیدKurdish
  • anaoa, apa ia, āpāiaMāori
  • beslist, voorzeker, en of, zeker, waarlijkDutch
  • zdecydowanie, z pewnością, na pewnoPolish
  • sem dúvida, certamentePortuguese
  • desigur, bineînțelesRomanian
  • несомненно, конечно, непременно, безусловно, навернякаRussian
  • несумњиво, dakako, свакако, svakako, sigurno, naravno, zacijelo, doista, nesumnjivo, наравно, дакакоSerbo-Croatian
  • நிச்சயமாகTamil
  • اوشیےUrdu

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