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ˈtru litru·ly

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. truly, genuinely, reallyadverb

    in accordance with truth or fact or reality

    "she was now truly American"; "a genuinely open society"; "they don't really listen to us"

  2. rightfully, trulyadverb

    by right

    "baseball rightfully is the nation's pastime"

  3. sincerely, unfeignedly, trulyadverb

    with sincerity; without pretense

    "she praised him sincerely for his victory"; "was unfeignedly glad to see his old teacher"; "we are truly sorry for the inconvenience"

  4. in truth, really, trulyadverb

    in fact (used as intensifiers or sentence modifiers)

    "in truth, moral decay hastened the decline of the Roman Empire"; "really, you shouldn't have done it"; "a truly awful book"

Wiktionary

  1. trulyadverb

    In accordance with the facts; truthfully, accurately.

  2. trulyadverb

    Honestly, genuinely, in fact, really.

  3. trulyadverb

    Very.

    You are truly silly.

Wikipedia

  1. Truly

    Truly is an American rock band formed in the wake of the grunge era. It featured singer-guitarist Robert Roth, bassist Hiro Yamamoto, and drummer Mark Pickerel. Yamamoto and Pickerel were founding members respectively of Soundgarden and Screaming Trees. While not a commercially successful group like some of their Seattle contemporaries, the band lasted a decade with two studio albums to their name.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Trulyadverb

    in a true manner; according to truth; in agreement with fact; as, to state things truly; the facts are truly represented

  2. Trulyadverb

    exactly; justly; precisely; accurately; as, to estimate truly the weight of evidence

  3. Trulyadverb

    sincerely; honestly; really; faithfully; as, to be truly attached to a lover; the citizens are truly loyal to their prince or their country

  4. Trulyadverb

    conformably to law; legally; legitimately

  5. Trulyadverb

    in fact; in deed; in reality; in truth

Freebase

  1. Truly

    Truly was an American rock band formed in the wake of the grunge era. It featured singer-guitarist Robert Roth, bassist Hiro Yamamoto, and drummer Mark Pickerel. Yamamoto and Pickerel were founding members respectively of Soundgarden and Screaming Trees. While not a commercially successful group like some of their Seattle contemporaries, the band lasted a decade with two studio albums to their name.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'truly' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3163

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'truly' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3078

  3. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'truly' in Adverbs Frequency: #236

How to pronounce truly?

  1. Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of truly in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of truly in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of truly in a Sentence

  1. Bill Haslam:

    William Turner was among the bravest American heroes to fight for our country in World War II, we are grateful that William Turner will be laid to rest on Tennessee soil and William Turner family will have the closure and certainty of truly knowing his final resting place.

  2. Anuj Somany:

    Knowing "Attitude is Everything" is just right ,but understanding what is truly the right attitude is justly the greatest thing for everyone's life.

  3. James Fenimore Cooper:

    Individuality is the aim of political liberty. By leaving to the citizen as much freedom of action and of being, as comports with order and the rights of others, the institutions render him truly a freeman. He is left to pursue his means of happiness in his own manner.

  4. Jeb Bush:

    While I am glad President Obama has dropped his plan to abandon the region entirely, if he is truly committed to fighting terrorism and securing a stable Afghanistan, he shouldn't shortchange what our military commanders have said they need to complete the mission.

  5. Thomas Hardy:

    Dialect words are those terrible marks of the beast to the truly genteel.

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