What does gently mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. gently(adverb)

    in a gradual manner

    "a gently sloping terrain"

  2. gently, mildly(adverb)

    in a gentle manner

    "he talked gently to the injured animal"

  3. lightly, softly, gently(adverb)

    with little weight or force

    "she kissed him lightly on the forehead"

Wiktionary

  1. gently(Adverb)

    in a gentle manner

Webster Dictionary

  1. Gently(adverb)

    in a gentle manner

Freebase

  1. Gently

    Gently is the title of the ninth studio album by artist Liza Minnelli. It was released im May 1996. The album was nominated for one Grammy Awards for Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album in 1997.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'gently' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2485

  2. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'gently' in Adverbs Frequency: #205

How to pronounce gently?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say gently in sign language?

  1. gently

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of gently in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of gently in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of gently in a Sentence

  1. Henry S. Haskins:

    Treat the other man's faith gently it is all he has to believe with. His mind was created for his own thoughts, not yours or mine.

  2. Omar Khayyam:

    I do remember stopping by the way, To watch a potter thumping his wet clay; And with its all-obliterated tongue It murmured, ?Gently, brother, gently, pray!?

  3. William Ellery Channing:

    To live content with small means, to seek elegance rather than luxury, and refinement rather than fashion, to be worthy, not respectable, and wealthy, not rich, to study hard, think quietly, talk gently, act frankly, to listen to stars and birds, to babes and sages, with open heart, to bear all cheerfully, do all bravely, await occasions, hurry never, in a word to let the spiritual, unbidden and unconscious, grow up through the common, this is to be my symphony.

  4. Jeff Farber:

    There is no need to use anything other than water to wash lettuce, washing it gently with water is as effective as using produce cleansers.

  5. Philip:

    You have to lead people gently toward what they already know is right.

Images & Illustrations of gently

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