What does Definitely mean?

Definitions for Definitely
ˈdɛf ə nɪt lidef·i·nite·ly

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. decidedly, unquestionably, emphatically, definitely, in spades, by all oddsadverb

    without question and beyond doubt

    "it was decidedly too expensive"; "she told him off in spades"; "by all odds they should win"


  1. definitelyadverb

    Without question and beyond doubt.

    The mother definitely has love for her child.

  2. definitelyadverb

    In a definite manner; decisively.


  1. Definitely

    Definiteness is a feature of noun phrases in grammatical theory.


  1. definitely

    Definitely means without doubt or uncertainty; it is used to express complete certainty or agreement with something.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Definitelyadverb

    in a definite manner; with precision; precisely; determinately

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Definitely' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4018

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Definitely' in Written Corpus Frequency: #871

  3. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Definitely' in Adverbs Frequency: #238

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Definitely in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Definitely in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of Definitely in a Sentence

  1. Eric Sanders:

    It’s an excellent charge. It’s going to stick in court, you cannot run bikes off the road. You cannot swerve toward them. You definitely cannot hit them and get away with it.

  2. Katie Dowd:

    Snapchat is a platform we definitely want to be on.

  3. Roger Federer:

    I feel good, i've been training really well. I've had another great season( in 2018). I'm still happy playing, and I won the last two Australian Open editions. So yeah, I definitely should be going in there with confidence.

  4. Omkar Joshi:

    If credit slows down and margins don't improve, and I don't really see margins improving here...profits definitely do take a hit.

  5. Melania Trump:

    I don't think I could ever marry someone just for money or power, i would definitely have to like the person.

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    pose a threat to; present a danger to
    A refine
    B condemn
    C jeopardize
    D conceal

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