What does surely mean?

Definitions for surely
ˈʃʊər li, ˈʃɜr-sure·ly

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. surely, certainly, sure, for sure, for certain, sure enough, sure as shootingadverb

    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. surelyadverb

    without fail.

    slowly but surely

  2. surelyadverb

    certainly, undoubtedly.

    Surely, you must be joking.

  3. surelyadverb

    with confidence.

    his feet were planted surely on the ground

Webster Dictionary

  1. Surelyadverb

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

  2. Surelyadverb

    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
    US English
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Indian

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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. Emeasoba George:

    Courage is like a muscle; the more you apply it, the stronger the effect. Yes! you've got to apply courage to do whatever you can. I mean, do your best in all your undertakings, for God will surely do the rest for you if you pick up courage and take a step from now henceforth.

  2. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    I had completed my executive mba degree program, with speciaizations in finance, marketing, and strategy at sawyer business school of suffolk university, boston, over a decade ago. I truly enjoyed studying at suffolk university, not only because of the excellent quality of education, but also for its great location, situated right in the heart of boston, at the world famous beacon hill. I surely learnt many management skills, as well as the outstanding knowledge of effective leadership and a valuable insight into organizational dynamics....these are the skills that essentially enabled me to achieve the best for my organization, both as a technology leader and a people manager alike. the academic perspective that came with my ph.d. was blended beautifully with enhanced business acumen that was instilled during my mba. I am pleased to recommend suffolk university, for her excellent executive mba program at sawyer business school, wholeheart

  3. Emeasoba George:

    If you can get rid of limitations off your mind. Then, you will surely, sooner or later break the shackles of limitations and as well go to many places in your lifetime. -Emeasoba George

  4. Ehsan Sehgal:

    Whoever sells weapons, to kill humans; surely, it builds and destines hell, for itself.

  5. Emeasoba George:

    If you are not thankful to God for who and where you are presently. Be grateful to him at least, you are no longer who and where you used to be before now. And believe you me, if you are bold enough to become grateful to God for whoever and ­whatever you are currently. God will be moved to make you who and what you've been longing to be or become. Moreover, he (God) will surely take you to places where you've never been before. Yes! you heard me right as usual. That's 100% possible and achievable too.

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