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Definitions for necessarily
ˌnɛs əˈsɛər ə li, -ˈsɛr-nec·es·sar·i·ly

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. necessarily, needfullyadverb

    in an essential manner

    "such expenses are necessarily incurred"

  2. inevitably, necessarily, of necessity, needsadverb

    in such a manner as could not be otherwise

    "it is necessarily so"; "we must needs by objective"

  3. necessarilyadverb

    as a highly likely consequence

    "we are necessarily bound for federalism in Europe"

Wiktionary

  1. necessarilyadverb

    inevitably; of necessity

    It is not necessarily true that children get their morals from their parents.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Necessarilyadverb

    Etymology: from necessary.

    I would know by some special instance, what one article of Christian faith, or what duty required necessarily unto all mens salvation there is, which the very reading of the word of God is not apt to notify. Richard Hooker, b. v. s. 22.

    They who recall the church unto that which was at the first, must necessarily set bounds and limits unto their speeches. Richard Hooker, b. iv. s. 2.

    They subjected God to the fatal chain of causes, whereas they should have resolved the necessity of all inferiour events into the free determination of God himself; who executes necessarily, that which he first proposed freely. Robert South, Serm.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Necessarilyadverb

    in a necessary manner; by necessity; unavoidably; indispensably

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'necessarily' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1967

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'necessarily' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1208

  3. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'necessarily' in Adverbs Frequency: #158

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of necessarily in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of necessarily in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of necessarily in a Sentence

  1. Whoopi Goldberg:

    If you can’t handle us, you… can’t be president, there’s all kind of folks, and we don’t necessarily agree with all your politics… so come on. We’re interested. We want to let our folks know what’s going on.

  2. John Rainey:

    One thing that you could see is that we could consolidate all of the 747 flying in one area, and that would have a cascading effect with the 777-300ER in other markets and the 787 somewhere else, this isn't necessarily a statement about the 787.

  3. Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake:

    It is not necessarily probable cause to chase someone. So, we still have questions.

  4. Philippe Pulles:

    We don't necessarily want to leave the European Union but we want to tell to the current government that we don't support its policies, it's a protest vote.

  5. Kirsten Gillibrand:

    We have to answer that moment with bold reforms, and I think waiting any longer for Republicans to do the right thing is a misstep, i don't think there's necessarily goodwill behind all negotiations, and I think the American people elected us to solve the problem of Covid, to rebuild the economy, rebuild the infrastructure, and I think it's our moment to act.

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    • A. dicotyledonous
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    • C. commensal
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