What does openly mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. openly(adverb)

    in an open way

    "he openly flaunted his affection for his sister"

Wiktionary

  1. openly(Adverb)

    in an open manner, visibly, not covertly

Editors Contribution

  1. openly

    In an open manner.

    They were discussing their lives openly at the table together and resolved so much by just looking into each others eyes and seeing the truth.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 31, 2020  

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  1. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'openly' in Adverbs Frequency: #391

How to pronounce openly?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
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    Karen
    Karen
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    Veena
    Veena
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How to say openly in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of openly in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of openly in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of openly in a Sentence

  1. Lee Sang-hoon:

    I give my word here today that from now on, there will be no more controversy regarding succession, i do not plan to pass down my role to my children. This is something I have thought about for a long time but have been hesitant to express it openly.

  2. Charles Krauthammer:

    When you say to the audience openly, ‘This election isn't about you, it's about me,’ when you're supposed to say, ‘It's all about you’…then you've gone over a line. what kind of person, even trying to make an amusing point, is going to say something like that, ‘Get my numbers up,’ basically, ‘I'm melting, I'm melting, help me out here,’.

  3. Masooma Ranalvi:

    There is a lot of fear in the community that if you do not obey you will be excommunicated, it has taken a lot of courage to speak out. Today, a lot of women support us but they are not willing to come out openly because of this fear.

  4. Ed DeLaney:

    This law does not openly allow discrimination, no, but what it does is create a road map, a path to discrimination, indiana's version of this law is not the same as that in other states. It adds all kinds of new stuff and it moves us further down the road to discrimination.

  5. Ehsan Sehgal:

    When whatever, wherever, the majority becomes as the followers of Hitler mania; consequently, the rest of humanity faces the sword of victimization, distinction, and injustice openly.

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