What does clearly mean?

Definitions for clearly
ˈklɪər liclear·ly

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. clearly(adverb)

    without doubt or question

    "they were clearly lost"; "history has clearly shown the folly of that policy"

  2. intelligibly, clearly, understandably(adverb)

    in an intelligible manner

    "the foreigner spoke to us quite intelligibly"

  3. distinctly, clearly(adverb)

    clear to the mind; with distinct mental discernment

    "it's distinctly possible"; "I could clearly see myself in his situation"

  4. clearly, clear(adverb)

    in an easily perceptible manner

    "could be seen clearly under the microscope"; "She cried loud and clear"

Wiktionary

  1. clearly(Adverb)

    In a clear manner.

    He enunciated every syllable clearly.

    Etymology: clerely, perhaps a calque of clerement

  2. clearly(Adverb)

    Without a doubt; obviously.

    Clearly, the judge erred in his opinion.

    Etymology: clerely, perhaps a calque of clerement

  3. clearly(Adverb)

    To a degree clearly discernible.

    He was clearly wrong on all points but one.

    Etymology: clerely, perhaps a calque of clerement

Webster Dictionary

  1. Clearly(adverb)

    in a clear manner

Editors Contribution

  1. clearly

    In a clear manner.

    It is clearly a changing situation.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 21, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'clearly' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #635

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'clearly' in Written Corpus Frequency: #771

  3. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'clearly' in Adverbs Frequency: #77

How to pronounce clearly?

  1. Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Indian

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of clearly in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of clearly in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of clearly in a Sentence

  1. Philip Hammond:

    What will start to reduce uncertainty is when we are able to set out more clearly the kind of arrangement we envisage going forward with the European Union, if our European Union partners respond to such a vision positively - obviously it will be subject to negotiation - so that there is a sense perhaps later this year that we are all on the same page in terms of where we expect to be going. I think that will send a reassuring signal to the business community and to markets.

  2. Alessio Fasano:

    So I think it's an intriguing fact that there are African American people that choose to go gluten-free because the fact that they embrace the diet along with the fact that the diet is more expensive and nevertheless they do follow it, that it's clearly not because of fashionable reasons, but because they feel that was the best way to control their symptoms, you can't necessarily say that (gluten) sensitivity is more frequent among African-Americans because of this – that would be a stretch.

  3. Patricia Driscoll:

    Perhaps now his family and those around him recognize his fragile state and will provide him the mental health care and support he needs, he clearly believes fiction is reality, and that's all the more reason he needs help.

  4. Franklin Pierce:

    If the Federal Government will confine itself to the exercise of powers clearly granted by the Constitution , it can hardly happen that its action upon any question should endanger the institutions of the States or interfere with their right to manage matters strictly domestic according to the will of their own people.

  5. Ken Cuccinelli:

    We've been being invaded for a long time, and so the border states clearly qualify here to utilize this power State Legislators for Legal Immigration. And what's interesting is State Legislators for Legal Immigration don't need anyone's permission, state Legislators for Legal Immigration can do State Legislators for Legal Immigration State Legislators for Legal Immigration. And because State Legislators for Legal Immigration're acting under war powers, there's no due process. State Legislators for Legal Immigration can literally just line State Legislators for Legal Immigration National Guard up with, presumably with riot gear like State Legislators for Legal Immigration would if State Legislators for Legal Immigration had a civil disturbance, and turn people back at the border. Literally, you don't have to keep State Legislators for Legal Immigration, no catch and release, no nothing. You just point State Legislators for Legal Immigration back across the river and let State Legislators for Legal Immigration swim for State Legislators for Legal Immigration.

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