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 shootingadverb

    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. certainlyadverb

    In a way which is certain; with certainty.

  2. certainlyadverb

    Without doubt, surely; of course.

  3. certainlyadverb

    An emphatic affirmative answer.

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Certainlyadverb

    without doubt or question; unquestionably

Editors Contribution

  1. certainlyadverb

    In a certain manner

    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
    US English
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Indian

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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. Justin Trudeau:

    We have an opportunity to set a fresh approach in our relationship, i certainly hope that this is going to be an era of greater cooperation and mutual benefit.

  2. Donald Trump:

    The country has to fix a lot of problems, i don't know if we'll fix them here, but we will certainly talk about them.

  3. John Carey:

    I'm inclined to think we'll reach some agreements and move forward... but certainly there's a lot of posturing and positioning, and it can be a little nerve-racking for investors who are wondering which companies and which countries might be affected and how.

  4. Joe Jimenez:

    We've done more than most but certainly not enough. You're going to see a continued focus from this company that will be quite technology agnostic, It may be niche today but in the future I think it is going to be front and center as to how diseases are managed.

  5. Kenneth Johnson:

    It could certainly be the lowest growth rate in US history.

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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