HyperDic: surely

English > 1 sense of the word surely:
ADVERBallsurely, certainly, sure, for sure, for certain, sure enough, sure as shootingdefinitely or positively ('sure' is sometimes used informally for 'surely')
surely > pronunciation
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English > surely: 1 sense > adverb 1
Meaningdefinitely or positively ('sure' is sometimes used informally for 'surely').
Example"the results are surely encouraging"
Synonymscertainly, sure, for sure, for certain, sure enough, sure as shooting
Usage ofcolloquialismA colloquial expression
Spanishciertamente, con bastante seguridad, con certeza, con seguridad, seguramente, seguro, sin duda
Catalancertament, de segur, per descomptat, segurament, segur, sens dubte
Adjectivessurehaving or feeling no doubt or uncertainty

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