What does purely mean?

Definitions for purely
ˈpyʊər lipure·ly

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. strictly, purely(adverb)

    restricted to something

    "we talked strictly business"

Wiktionary

  1. purely(Adverb)

    Wholly; really, completely.

  2. purely(Adverb)

    Solely; exclusively; merely, simply.

  3. purely(Adverb)

    Chastely, innocently; in a sinless manner, without fault.

  4. purely(Adverb)

    Without physical adulterants; refinedly, with no admixture.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Purely(adverb)

    in a pure manner (in any sense of the adjective)

  2. Purely(adverb)

    nicely; prettily

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'purely' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3863

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'purely' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2779

  3. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'purely' in Adverbs Frequency: #262

How to pronounce purely?

  1. Alex
    Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say purely in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of purely in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of purely in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of purely in a Sentence

  1. Jeff Powell:

    I look at it as purely a sentiment-driven market. There's no new news that's any kind of substance that's driving this, i think they will continue to trend as they are right now.

  2. Arthur Hurd:

    This is all surreal, but what I can say to that young man is that in time I will forgive you, i won't move past this but I will forgive you. But I hope for the rest of your life, however long or short that may be, you stop and play that tape over and over and over again in your head and see the sheer terror and pain you put purely innocent people through. ...

  3. Stephen Scherr:

    When I look back over 25 years, I don't think the themes that are being covered in these more organized sessions are frankly very different than those that were pervasive early on, what has changed is that at a purely practical level we're a much bigger organization.

  4. Sonya Sceats:

    Sri Lankan torture survivors in treatment with us are adamant that they cannot trust a purely domestic process and will take comfort from the High Commissioner's warning that there must not be a replay of past broken promises, any process that fails to win the confidence of survivors, including from the Tamil minority, is doomed to fail and may set back the common cause of reconciliation.

  5. Vivek Sharma:

    We don't really go and chase after big names because we don't think this is a purely content business, if you do think it's a purely content business you end up becoming sorely disappointed, because often the numbers don't come.

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