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Synonyms for politely
po·lite·ly

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Princeton's WordNet4.0 / 3 votes

  1. politely, courteouslyadverb

    in a polite manner

    "the policeman answered politely, `Now look here, lady...'"

    Synonyms:
    courteously

    Antonyms:
    discourteously, rudely, impolitely

PPDB, the paraphrase database5.0 / 1 vote

  1. List of paraphrases for "politely":

    kindly, nicely, decently, respectfully

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#10976nicely
#13039kindly
#18178respectfully
#28289politely
#64311decently
#90744courteously

How to use politely in a sentence?

  1. Raul Madrid:

    It's one thing for them to meet it's an international forum and shake hands politely, it's another thing for them to be seen actually talking to each other at length, having some kind of negotiations, trying to work something out.

  2. Charles Ray:

    During my time, it was a fairly common occurrence, to be treated a little less than politely when you entered the US if you happen to be a person of color, and it didn't really matter what your passport was or what your age was.

  3. Salvador Panelo:

    We will ask them first why. First, if they acknowledge such fact as determined by us. Number 2, ask them why they are doing it. Number 3, we will politely ask them not to... not to do what they are doing.

  4. Toronto Raptors:

    I just dont think that we accept, and I try to respect everybody in every field that they do regardless of how crazy things are. But he makes it really hard. He makes it very, very tough to respect how he goes about things and does things.To put it politely, I think its a hard no.

  5. Taqueria Mexico:

    It was n’t so much we kicked him out because he was homeless. He was drunk. He had been drinking so we asked him politely to leave.


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