What does rarely mean?

Definitions for rarely
ˈrɛər lirarely

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. rarely, seldomadverb

    not often

    "we rarely met"

Wiktionary

  1. rarelyadverb

    Not occurring at a regular interval; seldom; not often.

  2. rarelyadverb

    Unusually well; excellently.

  3. rarelyadverb

    To a rare degree; very.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Rarelyadverb

    in a rare manner or degree; seldom; not often; as, things rarely seen

  2. Rarelyadverb

    finely; excellently; with rare skill. See 3d Rare, 2

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  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'rarely' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2399

  2. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'rarely' in Adverbs Frequency: #196

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  1. Alex
    US English
    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
    Indian

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of rarely in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of rarely in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of rarely in a Sentence

  1. Eric Hoffer:

    Nonconformists travel as a rule in bunches. You rarely find a nonconformist who goes it alone. And woe to him inside a nonconformist clique who does not conform with nonconformity

  2. B. J. Gupta:

    Organizations rarely progress in absence of well defined codes of conduct and system to ensure that these are strictly adhered to. Same is true for society.

  3. Nicki Minaj:

    If I was a different 'kind' of artist, Anaconda would be nominated for best choreo and vid of the year as well, black women influence pop culture so much but are rarely rewarded for it.

  4. Jared Walczak:

    I get the impression that a lot of bad decisions are made in Reno, but rarely, I suspect, has any woman made that poor a choice.

  5. Alexandre Dumas:

    It is only rarely that one can see in a little boy the promise of a man, but one can almost always see in a little girl the threat of a woman.

Images & Illustrations of rarely

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