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Synonyms for certainly
ˈsɜr tn licer·tain·ly

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  1. certainlyadverb

    without a doubt, indubitably, wis, sure thing, beyond doubt, undoubtedly

  2. certainlyadverb

    In a way which is certain; with certainty.

    sure thing, without a doubt, undoubtedly, beyond doubt, indubitably, wis

  3. certainlyadverb

    Without doubt, surely; of course.

    sure thing, undoubtedly, indubitably, without a doubt, beyond doubt, wis

  4. certainlyadverb

    An emphatic affirmative answer.

    Would you like it with ice? Certainly, and with lemon please.

    without a doubt, sure thing, wis, beyond doubt, indubitably, undoubtedly

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  1. certainly

    surely, positively, unquestionably

    possibly, probably, perhaps, contingently, doubtfully, occasionally

Princeton's WordNet

  1. surely, certainly, sure, for sure, for certain, sure enough, sure as shootingadverb

    definitely or positively (`sure' is sometimes used informally for `surely')

    "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"; "they sure smell good"; "sure he'll come"

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

Editors Contribution

  1. definetly

    Submitted by anonymous on January 24, 2021  
  2. definitly

    Submitted by anonymous on December 16, 2019  

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  1. Adrian Hill:

    In terms of how long it will last, we're less concerned about that. We've used this vaccine type before. Immunity is durable, certainly for a year, probably for longer than that.

  2. Julie Bishop:

    President Xi (Jinping) said in Washington last year that China did not intend to militarize the islands and we certainly hold China to that and that's been reiterated to me, in the case of the surface-to-air missile claim, that's disputed by China. We raised the matter and we've had a discussion about it.

  3. David Manne:

    It is abundantly clear that the prolonged, indefinite detention of these men, who were critically ill and brought to Australia for treatment, is almost certainly compounding the severity of their medical conditions.

  4. Claire Simeone:

    Certainly it is concerning because it’s happened twice in 24 hours, we know that historically these bites are pretty infrequent.

  5. Chavi Khanna Koneru:

    Asian American voters're finally in a place where Asian American voters have a seat at the table, are getting Asian American voters voices heard. Politicians or elected officials who aren't happy with that turnout will certainly push for gerrymandered districts.

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  • من المؤكد, بدون شك, بدون نقاش, بالتأكيدArabic
  • әлбиттәBashkir
  • несъмнено, безспорно, разбира сеBulgarian
  • certamentCatalan, Valencian
  • nepochybně, určitě, jistě, zajistéCzech
  • natürlich, zweifellos, sicherlich, freilich, gewiss, sicherGerman
  • βεβαίως, ασφαλώς, σίγουραGreek
  • sin duda, ciertamente, por supuestoSpanish
  • بطور محرزPersian
  • ilman muuta, totta kai, kyllä kiitos, todellakin, epäilemättä, varmastiFinnish
  • certainement, sans nul doute, pour sûr, bien sûr, sans aucun doute, évidemment, sûrementFrench
  • בוודאי, בוודאותHebrew
  • अवश्यHindi
  • անկասկած, անշուշտ, իհարկեArmenian
  • certoInterlingua
  • certeIdo
  • certamenteItalian
  • 全く, 確かに, その通り, もちろん, 確実, 絶対, 必ずJapanese
  • 확실히Korean
  • ئه‌کیدKurdish
  • apa ia, anaoa, āpāiaMāori
  • zeker, waarlijk, beslist, en of, voorzekerDutch
  • na pewno, zdecydowanie, z pewnościąPolish
  • sem dúvida, certamentePortuguese
  • bineînțeles, desigurRomanian
  • несомненно, конечно, непременно, наверняка, безусловноRussian
  • dakako, свакако, несумњиво, sigurno, дакако, svakako, наравно, nesumnjivo, naravno, zacijelo, doistaSerbo-Croatian
  • நிச்சயமாகTamil
  • اوشیےUrdu

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