What does surely mean?

Definitions for surely
ˈʃʊər li, ˈʃɜr-sure·ly

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. surely, certainly, sure, for sure, for certain, sure enough, sure as shooting(adverb)

    definitely or positively (`sure' is sometimes used informally for `surely')

    "the results are surely encouraging"; "she certainly is a hard worker"; "it's going to be a good day for sure"; "they are coming, for certain"; "they thought he had been killed sure enough"; "he'll win sure as shooting"; "they sure smell good"; "sure he'll come"

Wiktionary

  1. surely(Adverb)

    without fail.

    slowly but surely

  2. surely(Adverb)

    certainly, undoubtedly.

    Surely, you must be joking.

  3. surely(Adverb)

    with confidence.

    his feet were planted surely on the ground

Webster Dictionary

  1. Surely(adverb)

    in a sure or certain manner; certainly; infallibly; undoubtedly; assuredly

  2. Surely(adverb)

    without danger; firmly; steadly; securely

Freebase

  1. Surely

    "Surely" is a 1995 single by British pop group Five Star. The single was a U.S. only release, available in the UK as an import. Although it missed the Billboard Hot 100 chart, it peaked at number 125 in October of that year. The song includes a rap by Junior P. This was the first time Five Star had used a rapper on one of their songs.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'surely' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1735

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'surely' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1185

  3. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'surely' in Adverbs Frequency: #147

How to pronounce surely?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say surely in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of surely in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of surely in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of surely in a Sentence

  1. Sir Thomas Browne:

    There is surely a piece of divinity in us, something that was before the elements, and owes no homage unto the sun.

  2. Emeasoba George:

    Always be expectant of the best, which could be success, prosperity etc. Moreover, be ready to face or bear the worst which could be failure, disappointment etc i.e. you've got to be aware that you can be surprised either positively or negatively anytime. Because, life itself is full of surprises. And so, it can surprise you even when you least expect it. All I'm saying conclusively is this, be 24/7 ready to embrace, confront or challenge anything and at anytime. For, surely every human including you can be taken unawares by anything or anybody.

  3. Emeasoba George:

    You can get rid of limitations off your mind. Yes! you can do just that. Thus, do so now. For, you will surely, sooner or later break the shackles of limitations and as well go to many places in your lifetime. -Emeasoba George

  4. Emeasoba George:

    When God is mysteriously at work in you, some people may take you for granted. Whereas, others may disregard you. But, never mind any of them. Rather cheer up, for I have a good news for you. Listen up, sooner or later in life. Those who once asked you who are you? Will surprisingly come back to you and then ask you how are you doing? Yes! you heard me right. That will be your fate sooner or later, if only you believe this undoubtedly. For, until you believe undoubtedly. That's just when you will surely see or receive God's glory (John 11 : 40).

  5. Emeasoba George:

    Envisage your future i.e. form a mental picture of the kind of future that you desire to have or enjoy someday. Afterwards, work and walk towards it unyieldingly. For, you will surely and eventually end up realizing/enjoying it.

Images & Illustrations of surely

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