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Princeton's WordNet

  1. politely, courteously(adverb)

    in a polite manner

    "the policeman answered politely, `Now look here, lady...'"


  1. politely(Adverb)

    in a polite manner

Webster Dictionary

  1. Politely(adverb)

    in a polished manner; so as to be smooth or glossy

  2. Politely(adverb)

    in a polite manner; with politeness

How to pronounce politely?

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of politely in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of politely in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of politely in a Sentence

  1. Sean King Park Strategies:

    Beijing will express total outrage at the [UN tribunal] ruling, refusing to acknowledge its validity. Vietnam and others will politely applaud a favorable Manila ruling, as it’ll knock down Beijing a peg or two and thus, at least rhetorically, strengthen their own posture versus Beijing.

  2. Raul Madrid:

    It's one thing for them to meet it's an international forum and shake hands politely, it's another thing for them to be seen actually talking to each other at length, having some kind of negotiations, trying to work something out.

  3. Bob Trout:

    When I heard about the search warrant for Senator Burr's cell phone, my first thought was' speech or debate clause,' in the case of the FBI's Saturday night raid on Congressman Jefferson's office in the Rayburn House Office Building, Rayburn House had the look and feel of an invasion of Congressional sacred space. And on a bipartisan basis, Congress raised holy hell. Showing up at a Senator's personal residence and politely taking possession of a cell phone ? Not the same vibe.

  4. Charles Ray:

    During my time, it was a fairly common occurrence, to be treated a little less than politely when you entered the US if you happen to be a person of color, and it didn't really matter what your passport was or what your age was.

  5. Taqueria Mexico:

    It was n’t so much we kicked him out because he was homeless. He was drunk. He had been drinking so we asked him politely to leave.

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