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Synonyms for solely
ˈsoʊl li

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. entirely, exclusively, solely, alone, onlyadverb

    without any others being included or involved

    "was entirely to blame"; "a school devoted entirely to the needs of problem children"; "he works for Mr. Smith exclusively"; "did it solely for money"; "the burden of proof rests on the prosecution alone"; "a privilege granted only to him"

    Synonyms:
    exclusively, whole, entirely, unaccompanied, completely, alone, altogether, only if, but, only, simply, wholly, just, all, merely, only when, totally, solo

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "solely":

    exclusively, only, alone, purely, just, merely, simply, entirely, strictly, uniquely

How to pronounce solely?

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Karen
Australian
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How to use solely in a sentence?

  1. Bhartrihari:

    Low-minded men are occupied solely with their own affairs, but noble-minded men take special interest in the affairs of others. The submarine fire drinks up the ocean, to fill its insatiable interior; the rain-cloud, that it may relieve the drought of the earth, burnt up by the hot season.

  2. Denver City Council:

    There is so much work left to do, policy change alone isn't going to solely do the trick. We need a culture change within policing.

  3. Attorney General Bill Barr:

    My goal will be to provide as much transparency as I can consistent with the law, i can assure you that, where judgments are to be made by me, I will make those judgments based solely on the law and will let no personal, political or other improper interests influence my decision.

  4. Robert Kirk:

    The FAA has taken the position that any regs that deal with air safety reside solely with the FAA, the trouble is going to be whenever someone comes after a drone operator and we’re moving into privacy and trespass, areas that are more traditionally in the realm of state and local authority.

  5. Steve Penny:

    My decision to step aside as CEO is solely to support the best interests of USA Gymnastics at this time.

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