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ˈtru litru·ly

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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. Adam Schiff:

    Then, later in August, Stone does something truly remarkable, when he predicts that John Podesta's personal emails will soon be published. 'Trust me, it will soon be Podesta's time in the barrel. #Crooked Hillary,'.

  2. Kraig Moss:

    I truly believe from the heart that (Trump) is going to do everything he can. He's going to create treatment centers for the kids.

  3. Robert Kraft:

    I am truly sorry, i know I have hurt and disappointed my family, my close friends, my co-workers, our fans and many others who rightfully hold me to a higher standard.

  4. Dan Quayle, remarks at Arlington National Cemetery:

    Make no mistake about it: Operation Desert Storm truly was a victory of good over evil, of freedom over tyranny, of peace over war.

  5. Emeasoba George:

    Your stand/reaction before or in the face of challenges, eventualities and uncertainties is what truly determines, proves and portrays the real stuff that you are made of i.e. whether you are actually weak or strong, unyielding or yielding.

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