Definitions for truly
This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word truly.
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"
"baseball rightfully is the nation's pastime"
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"
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"
In accordance with the facts; truthfully, accurately.
Honestly, genuinely, in fact, really.
You are truly silly.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: from true.
They thought they might do it, not only willingly, because they loved him; and truly, because such indeed was the mind of the people; but safely, because she who ruled the king was agreed thereto. Philip Sidney, b. ii.
No untruth can avail the patron long; for things most truly are most behoovefully spoken. Richard Hooker.
Wisdom alone is truly fair. John Milton.
Right reason is nothing else but the mind of man judging of things truly, and as they are in themselves. South.
I have not undertaken it out of any wanton pleasure in mine own pen; nor truly without often pondering with myself beforehand what censures I might incur. Henry Wotton.
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.
Truly: to be in accordance with reality or fact, devoid of falsehood, pretense, or exaggeration; genuinely, sincerely, or honestly.
in a true manner; according to truth; in agreement with fact; as, to state things truly; the facts are truly represented
exactly; justly; precisely; accurately; as, to estimate truly the weight of evidence
sincerely; honestly; really; faithfully; as, to be truly attached to a lover; the citizens are truly loyal to their prince or their country
conformably to law; legally; legitimately
in fact; in deed; in reality; in truth
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.
Surnames Frequency by Census Records
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Truly is ranked #59324 in terms of the most common surnames in America.
The Truly surname appeared 341 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Truly.
59.2% or 202 total occurrences were White.
36.3% or 124 total occurrences were Black.
2% or 7 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
1.4% or 5 total occurrences were of two or more races.
British National Corpus
Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'truly' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3163
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'truly' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3078
Rank popularity for the word 'truly' in Adverbs Frequency: #236
The numerical value of truly in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of truly in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
If we are truly created equal than truly the love we commit to one another must be equal as well, this ruling will strengthen all of our communities by offering to all same sex couples the dignity of marriage across this great land.
All truly wise thoughts have been thought already thousands of times but to make them truly ours, we must think them over again honestly, till they take root in our personal experience.
I truly believe I was always meant to make this journey, my son was born on July 7. I now wear number seven. I chose that. I wear that on my shirt. I am now captain of the Great Britain Sitting Volleyball team, and I wear that because I truly believe that is my lucky number, and it is also a testament and a memory to all of the people who lost their lives that day.
We're going to need a lot of bodies up there in Canada, out in the heat, and over the past six or seven months, we've been able to play a lot of players and give a lot players experience, i truly feel that we’ve vetted these players through this and feel truly confident and excited about the group we have.
When at some future date the high court of history sits in judgment on each one of us-recording whether in our brief span of service we fulfilled our responsibilities to the state-our success or failure, in whatever office we may hold, will be measured by the answers to four questions-were we truly men of courage ... were we truly men of judgment ... were we truly men of integrity ... were we truly men of dedication
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- veritablementCatalan, Valencian
- pravdivě, vážně, opravdu, doopravdyCzech
- wirklich, ehrlich, wahrhaft, echtGerman
- realmente, verdaderamenteSpanish
- todella, todenmukaisesti, tosiaan, totuudenmukaisestiFinnish
- सही मायने मेंHindi
- valóban, tényleg, igazánHungarian
- 真実, 事実, 本当Japanese
- enim, vereLatin
- oprecht, waarlijkDutch
- по-настоящему, истинно, действительно, искренне, правдиво, верно, на самом деле, честноRussian
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