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ˈtru litru·ly

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. truly, genuinely, really(adverb)

    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, truly(adverb)

    by right

    "baseball rightfully is the nation's pastime"

  3. sincerely, unfeignedly, truly(adverb)

    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, truly(adverb)

    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. truly(Adverb)

    In accordance with the facts; truthfully, accurately.

  2. truly(Adverb)

    Honestly, genuinely, in fact, really.

  3. truly(Adverb)

    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. Truly(adverb)

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

  2. Truly(adverb)

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

  3. Truly(adverb)

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

  4. Truly(adverb)

    conformably to law; legally; legitimately

  5. Truly(adverb)

    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?

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How to say truly in sign language?

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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. Christi Taylor:

    It's truly what I would call a groundswell, the most encouraging thing to me is that we have people who haven't been involved in politics and some who haven't voted in years because they have become frustrated and felt their voices haven't been heard.

  2. Phillips Brooks:

    The more man becomes irradiated with the Divinity of Christ, the more, not the less, truly he is man.

  3. Allison Donahue:

    I said,' We're going on the floor to have some fun. You're welcome to join us.' This thing about what Allison Donahue interpreted, sexually or otherwise, it's unfortunate. It's really is. Truly unfortunate.

  4. Bianca Andreescu:

    I never thought it would be this hectic, but I'm not complaining, this is truly an amazing accomplishment, but I could definitely get used to this feeling. I'm not done yet.

  5. Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin:

    I guarantee you somewhere in Kentucky today a child was sexually assaulted that was left at home because there was nobody there to watch them, i guarantee you somewhere today a child was physically harmed or ingested poison because they were home alone because a single parent did n’t have any money to take care of them. I ’m offended by the idea that people so cavalierly and so flippantly disregarded what’s truly best for children.

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