- clearly ► ADVERB 1) with clarity. 2) obviously; without doubt.
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Clearly — Clear ly, adv. In a clear manner. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
clearly — c.1300, of vision and speech, from CLEAR (Cf. clear) + LY (Cf. ly) (2). Meaning evidently is from 1560s; as a parenthetical expression in argument, it is clear, recorded from 1867 … Etymology dictionary
clearly — [adv] without any doubt acutely, apparently, audibly, beyond doubt, certainly, conspicuously, decidedly, definitely, discernibly, distinctly, evidently, incontestably, incontrovertibly, indubitably, lucidly, manifestly, markedly, noticeably,… … New thesaurus
clearly — adverb 1) write clearly Syn: intelligibly, plainly, distinctly, comprehensibly, with clarity; legibly, audibly; formal perspicuously 2) clearly, substantial changes are needed Syn: obviously, evidently, patently … Thesaurus of popular words
clearly — /klear lee/, adv. 1. in a clear manner: It is difficult to explain complex matters clearly. 2. without equivocation; decidedly: It is clearly out of the question to drop the case. [1250 1300; ME clerli. See CLEAR, LY] Syn. 1. plainly,… … Universalium
clearly — clear|ly [ klırli ] adverb *** 1. ) used for showing that what you are saying is true and that most people will realize this: OBVIOUSLY: Both companies clearly like to do things their own way. Clearly we wouldn t want to upset anyone. 2. ) in a… … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English
clearly */*/*/ — UK [ˈklɪə(r)lɪ] / US [ˈklɪrlɪ] adverb 1) used for showing that what you are saying is true and that most people will realize this Both companies clearly like to do things their own way. Clearly we wouldn t want to upset anyone. 2) a) in a way… … English dictionary
clearly*/*/*/ — [ˈklɪəli] adv 1) used for emphasizing that what you are saying is true Syn: obviously Both companies clearly like to do things their own way.[/ex] Clearly we wouldn t want to upset anyone.[/ex] 2) in a way that people can easily see, hear, or… … Dictionary for writing and speaking English
clearly — clear, clearly The grammatical situation is similar to that in the preceding entry, with clear available as an adverb in two principal meanings, (1) ‘completely’ (They got clear away), (2) ‘in a clear manner, with clear effect’ (They spoke out… … Modern English usage
clearly — clear|ly W1S1 [ˈklıəli US ˈklırli] adv 1.) [sentence adverb] without any doubt = ↑obviously ▪ Clearly, ignoring him had been a mistake. 2.) in a way that is easy to see, hear, or understand ▪ Please speak clearly. ▪ The economy was clearly… … Dictionary of contemporary English