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Princeton's WordNet

  1. stronglyadverb

    with strength or in a strong manner

    "argues very strongly for his proposal"; "he was strongly opposed to the government"

  2. powerfully, stronglyadverb

    in a powerful manner

    "the federal government replaced the powerfully pro-settler Sir Godfrey Huggins with the even tougher and more determined ex-trade unionist"


  1. stronglyadverb

    in a strong or powerful manner

    In the third race, Renowned Blaze finished strongly to show, paying six dollars.

  2. stronglyadverb

    very much

    His reply was strongly suggestive of a forthcoming challenge to the governor.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Stronglyadverb

    Etymology: from strong.

    The colewort is an enemy to any plant, because it draweth strongly the fattest juice of the earth. Francis Bacon, Natural History.

    The dazzling light
    Had flash’d too strongly on his aking sight. Addison.

    Water impregnated with salt attenuates strongly. Arbuthnot.

    When the attention is strongly fixed to any subject, all that is said concerning it makes a deeper impression. Isaac Watts.

    Great Dunsinane he strongly fortifies. William Shakespeare.

    Let the foundations be strongly laid. Ezra vi. 3.

    All these accuse him strongly. William Shakespeare.

    The ruinous consequences of Wood’s patent have been strongly represented by both houses. Jonathan Swift.


  1. strongly

    Strongly is an adverb that means in a powerful or emphatic manner. It often refers to something that is done with great intensity, firmness, or force. It may also imply a high degree of certainty or conviction.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Stronglyadverb

    in a strong manner; so as to be strong in action or in resistance; with strength; with great force; forcibly; powerfully; firmly; vehemently; as, a town strongly fortified; he objected strongly

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'strongly' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2255

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'strongly' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2776

  3. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'strongly' in Adverbs Frequency: #177

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of strongly in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of strongly in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of strongly in a Sentence

  1. Raj Shah:

    The president doesn’t believe any of the claims Ms. Daniels made in the interview last night were accurate, the president has strongly, clearly and consistently denied these claims. The only one who’s been inconsistent is the one making the claims.

  2. Steve Bannon:

    I know nothing about the project other than I didn't like when I read about it. I didn't like it. I said this is for government, this isn't for private people, and it sounded to me like showboating and I think I let my opinion be very strongly stated at the time : I didn't like it, it was showboating and maybe looking for funds, but you'll have to see what happens. I think it's a very sad thing for Mr. Steve Bannon.

  3. Matt Hancock:

    Digital technology is overwhelmingly a force for good across the world and we must always champion innovation and change for the better, at the same time I have been clear that we have to address the Wild West elements of the Internet through legislation, in a way that supports innovation. We strongly support technology companies to start up and grow, and we want to work with them to keep our citizens safe.

  4. Steve Meyer:

    Had we had a minimal baseline piece of information regarding the situation our daughter was going through, we strongly believe the outcome here may have been different.

  5. Jair Bolsonaro:

    It is a position of extreme responsibility, to lead the voting process of bills the Brazilian people strongly support.

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