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Synonyms for certainly
ˈsɜr tn licer·tain·ly

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Wiktionary1.7 / 3 votes

  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

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms4.5 / 4 votes

  1. certainly

    surely, positively, unquestionably

    possibly, probably, perhaps, contingently, doubtfully, occasionally

Princeton's WordNet2.0 / 2 votes

  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 Contribution0.0 / 0 votes

  1. definetly

    Submitted by anonymous on January 24, 2021  
  2. definitly

    Submitted by anonymous on December 16, 2019  

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  1. Trooper Entertainment -RRB- Fanciulli:

    I think the women were still in a motel in Lakewood, they certainly knew what was going on. And I think they lived in fear. They lived in fear of these two guys, and they would n’t dare cross them. It’s that simple.

  2. Christine Lagarde:

    Does that mean a global recession is around the corner? No. But the risk of a sharper decline in global growth has certainly increased.

  3. Maxim Behar:

    My global PR revolution thesis will certainly not go down without criticism. The most severe criticism should be expected from the people who don`t know the PR industry. They might say, Revolution? What revolution? Facebook is just out there anyway!

  4. Joan Lu:

    The whole industry is worried, future orders from clients will certainly come under pricing pressure, that's for sure.

  5. Dara Khosrowshahi:

    I would say from the start to the next two to three years, we’re [Expedia-HomeAway and Airbnb] going to be working in parallel with similar solutions, but in different markets, i think in three to five years, we will increasingly move into the urban space. And certainly Hotels.com, Expedia, Orbitz, and Travelocity bring a lot more urban demand, and I think we’ll take advantage of that urban demand to build up Homeaway’s supply in those urban destinations. Then you are going to get competition. Direct competition.

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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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