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"


  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
    US English

How to say purely in sign language?

  1. purely


  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. Mirwais Alami:

    The issue is now purely political.

  2. Damien Buchet:

    Purely on figures, it is a fantastic credit.

  3. Kevin Lehner:

    We did it purely for fun and personal enjoyment.

  4. James Cordwell:

    The jump in profits is purely due to one-time items.

  5. Vanita Gupta:

    This is a purely political attack that benefits nobody.

Images & Illustrations of purely

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