Definitions for certainly
ˈsɜr tn licer·tain·ly
Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word certainly.
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"
In a way which is certain; with certainty.
Without doubt, surely; of course.
An emphatic affirmative answer.
Would you like it with ice? Certainly, and with lemon please.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: from certain.
Certainly he that, by those legal means, cannot be secured, can be much less so by any private attempt. Decay of Piety.
What precise collection of simple ideas, modesty or frugality stand for, in another’s use, is not so certainly known. John Locke.
without doubt or question; unquestionably
In a certain manner
We certainly require some night rain for the garden and fields.
Submitted by MaryC on May 30, 2020
Certainly vs. Definitely -- In this Grammar.com article you will learn the differences between Certainly and Definitely.
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Rank popularity for the word 'certainly' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #572
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'certainly' in Written Corpus Frequency: #323
Rank popularity for the word 'certainly' in Adverbs Frequency: #71
The numerical value of certainly in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of certainly in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
While I certainly have a good relationship with the President of the United States, the notion that I would ever make decisions concerning the Postal Service at the direction of The President or anyone else in the administration is wholly off-base.
That is certainly a piece of evidence that we would review if there's any video or any documentation to support who was at that store and used that credit card, every piece of evidence in this case is critical.
They haven't completely clamped down on China's influence in Sri Lanka, in particular in terms of economic investment, china will certainly take a lesson away from the Sri Lanka election, including how to ensure that China's investment and economic cooperation projects are not subject to political influence.
The Affordable Care Act, aka Obamacare, is working. It's working better than we anticipated, certainly working a lot better than many of the critics talked about early on.
It certainly looks like the bulls had shot themselves in the foot ahead of the rally, as we were in risk-off mood until Wednesday when oil and commodities were off-favor, that said, the price rally since looks kind of overdone too, as we still have record inventories in crude oil, regardless what near-term bullish factors show.
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- من المؤكد, بدون شك, بدون نقاش, بالتأكيدArabic
- несъмнено, безспорно, разбира сеBulgarian
- certamentCatalan, Valencian
- nepochybně, určitě, jistě, zajistéCzech
- natürlich, zweifellos, sicherlich, freilich, gewiss, sicherGerman
- βεβαίως, ασφαλώς, σίγουραGreek
- sin duda, ciertamente, por supuestoSpanish
- بطور محرزPersian
- ilman muuta, totta kai, kyllä kiitos, todellakin, epäilemättä, varmastiFinnish
- certainement, sans nul doute, pour sûr, bien sûr, sans aucun doute, évidemment, sûrementFrench
- בוודאי, בוודאותHebrew
- անկասկած, անշուշտ, իհարկեArmenian
- 全く, 確かに, その通り, もちろん, 確実, 絶対, 必ずJapanese
- apa ia, anaoa, āpāiaMāori
- zeker, waarlijk, beslist, en of, voorzekerDutch
- na pewno, zdecydowanie, z pewnościąPolish
- sem dúvida, certamentePortuguese
- bineînțeles, desigurRomanian
- несомненно, конечно, непременно, наверняка, безусловноRussian
- dakako, свакако, несумњиво, sigurno, дакако, svakako, наравно, nesumnjivo, naravno, zacijelo, doistaSerbo-Croatian
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