What does solely mean?

Definitions for solely
ˈsoʊl lisole·ly

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. entirely, exclusively, solely, alone, only(adverb)

    without any others being included or involved

    "was entirely to blame"; "a school devoted entirely to the needs of problem children"; "he works for Mr. Smith exclusively"; "did it solely for money"; "the burden of proof rests on the prosecution alone"; "a privilege granted only to him"

Wiktionary

  1. solely(Adverb)

    Alone; exclusively.

    The new chef was solely responsible for attending the grill.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Solely(adverb)

    singly; alone; only; without another; as, to rest a cause solely one argument; to rely solelyn one's own strength

British National Corpus

  1. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'solely' in Adverbs Frequency: #328

How to pronounce solely?

  1. Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Indian

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of solely in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of solely in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of solely in a Sentence

  1. RJ Intindola – (Gandolfo):

    Our destiny is solely determined by how we create ourselves. The only exception is when someone is born into wealth.

  2. Attorney Bill Moran:

    I couldn't have come up with a conspiracy that kooky if I took the next week off from sleeping and dedicated that time solely to freebasing paint.

  3. Thomas Jefferson:

    Believing with you that religion is a matter which lies solely between man and his God, that he owes account to none other for his faith or his worship, that the legislative powers of government reach actions only, and not opinions, I contemplate with sovereign reverence that act of the whole American people which declared that their legislature should 'make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof,' thus building a wall of separation between Church and State.

  4. Voltaire:

    I advise you to go on living solely to enrage those who are paying your annuities. It is the only pleasure I have left.

  5. Lex Friedman:

    A couple of months into it, I suddenly represented 50 podcasts, i realized this was big enough that I either had to stop doing it, because it was going to start taking up too much time, or I had to devote myself full time. I was pretty nervous about earning income based solely on what I was able to sell each and every week.

Images & Illustrations of solely

  1. solelysolelysolelysolelysolely

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    relating to or involving money
    • A. commensal
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    • C. currish
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