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Meaning of CERTAINLY

Pronunciation:  'surtnlee

WordNet Dictionary
[adv]  definitely or positively; "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"; (`sure' is used informally for `surely' as in"they sure smell good"; "sure he'll come")

CERTAINLY is a 9 letter word that starts with C.


 Synonyms: for certain, for sure, sure, sure as shooting, sure enough, surely



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Cer"tain*ly\, adv.
Without doubt or question; unquestionably.

Thesaurus Terms
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