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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. William Shakespeare, "The Tempest", Act 1 scene 2:

    I will be correspondent to command, And do my spiriting gently.

  2. Bryant McGill:

    Want ever so gently. Invite your desires to you like you call a cat. Any aggressive move toward your goals will chase them away.

  3. Unknown:

    A friend is someone who knows you as you are, understands where you've been, accepts what you've become and still gently invites you to grow.

  4. Athenus:

    Treat the other man's faith gently it is all he has to believe with.

  5. Freya Stark:

    On the whole, age comes more gently to those who have some doorway into an abstract world-art, or philosophy, or learning-regions where the years are scarcely noticed and the young and old can meet in a pale truthful light.

Images & Illustrations of gently

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