What does gently mean?

Definitions for gently
gen·tly

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

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. Chrissy Teigen:

    I think I just gently played with a hornet.

  2. William Shakespeare:

    So may he rest, his faults lie gently on him

  3. William Shakespeare:

    So may he rest, his faults lie gently on him!

  4. Chinese Proverb:

    Deal with the faults of others as gently as with your own.

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

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

Images & Illustrations of gently

  1. gentlygentlygentlygentlygently

Popularity rank by frequency of use

gently#1#9515#10000

Translations for gently

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for gently »

Translation

Find a translation for the gently definition in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • Chinese - Simplified 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • Chinese - Traditional 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Spanish Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • Japanese 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Portuguese Português (Portuguese)
  • German Deutsch (German)
  • Arabic العربية (Arabic)
  • French Français (French)
  • Russian Русский (Russian)
  • Kannada ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • Korean 한국어 (Korean)
  • Hebrew עברית (Hebrew)
  • Ukrainian Український (Ukrainian)
  • Urdu اردو (Urdu)
  • Hungarian Magyar (Hungarian)
  • Hindi मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesian Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italian Italiano (Italian)
  • Tamil தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Turkish Türkçe (Turkish)
  • Telugu తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • Thai ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Vietnamese Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Czech Čeština (Czech)
  • Polish Polski (Polish)
  • Indonesian Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Romanian Românește (Romanian)
  • Dutch Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Greek Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latin Latinum (Latin)
  • Swedish Svenska (Swedish)
  • Danish Dansk (Danish)
  • Finnish Suomi (Finnish)
  • Persian فارسی (Persian)
  • Yiddish ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • Armenian հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norwegian Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English English (English)

Discuss these gently definitions with the community:

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:


Citation

Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"gently." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2019. Web. 15 Dec. 2019. <https://www.definitions.net/definition/gently>.

Are we missing a good definition for gently? Don't keep it to yourself...

Free, no signup required:

Add to Chrome

Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

Free, no signup required:

Add to Firefox

Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for gently:

Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.