What does Surely mean?
Definitions for Surely
ˈʃʊər li, ˈʃɜr-sure·ly
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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"
slowly but surely
Surely, you must be joking.
his feet were planted surely on the ground
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: from sure.
In the day that thou eatest thereof thou shalt surely die. Gen.
Thou surely hadst not come sole fugitive. John Milton.
He that created something out of nothing, surely can raise great things out of small. South.
The curious have thought the most minute affairs of Rome worth notice; and surely the consideration of their wealth is at least of as great importance as grammatical criticisms. Arb.
He that walketh righteously, walketh surely.
"Surely" is a 1995 single by British pop group Five Star. The single was a U.S. only release, available in the UK as an import. Although it missed the Billboard Hot 100 chart, it peaked at number 125 in October of that year (see 1995 in music). The song includes a rap by Junior P. This was the first time Five Star had used a rapper on one of their songs.
in a sure or certain manner; certainly; infallibly; undoubtedly; assuredly
without danger; firmly; steadly; securely
"Surely" is a 1995 single by British pop group Five Star. The single was a U.S. only release, available in the UK as an import. Although it missed the Billboard Hot 100 chart, it peaked at number 125 in October of that year. The song includes a rap by Junior P. This was the first time Five Star had used a rapper on one of their songs.
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Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'Surely' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1735
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'Surely' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1185
Rank popularity for the word 'Surely' in Adverbs Frequency: #147
The numerical value of Surely in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of Surely in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
Examples of Surely in a Sentence
Surely we can rise above pandering to party and Putin to act on behalf of our freedom and our security.
China will surely take retaliatory steps, to which U.S. President Donald Trump has threatened more tariffs.
There is a lot I want to say but I will leave behind a void with the belief that the truth will one day surely be told.
Be careful what you set your heart upon, for it surely shall be yours.
I have long considered it one of God's greatest mercies that the future is hidden from us. If it were not, life would surely be unbearable.
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Translations for Surely
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- seguramentCatalan, Valencian
- varmasti, lujasti, vakavasti, tukevastiFinnish
- sûrement, assurémentFrench
- לְלֹא סָפֵקHebrew
- てっきり, 確かJapanese
- vast, zeker weten, zekerDutch
- sikkert, trygtNorwegian
- z pewnością, pewniePolish
- конечно, обязательно, уверенно, наверняка, несомненноRussian
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