verily

  • 1 Verily — Ver i*ly, adv. [From {Very}.] In very truth; beyond doubt or question; in fact; certainly. Bacon. [1913 Webster] Trust in the Lord and do good; so shalt thou dwell in the land, and verily thou shalt be fed. Ps. xxxvii. 3. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 verily — c.1300, from M.E. verray true, real (see VERY (Cf. very)) + ly …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 3 verily — ► ADVERB archaic ▪ truly; certainly. ORIGIN from VERY(Cf. ↑very) …

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  • 4 verily — [ver′ə lē] adv. [ME verrayly: see VERY & LY2] Archaic in very truth; truly …

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  • 5 verily — [[t]ve̱rɪli[/t]] ADV: usu ADV with cl, also ADV adj/adv (emphasis) Verily is an old fashioned or religious word meaning truly . It is used to emphasize a statement or opinion. Verily I say unto you, that one of you shall betray me. Syn: truly …

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  • 6 verily — adverb Etymology: Middle English verraily, from verray very Date: 14th century 1. in truth ; certainly 2. truly, confidently …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 7 verily — /ver euh lee/, adv. in truth; really; indeed. [1250 1300; ME; see VERY, LY] * * * …

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  • 8 verily — adverb /ˈvɛɹ.əl.i,ˈvɛɹ.ɪ.li/ a) truly, doubtlessly, in truth b) confidently, certainly Syn: soothly, truly …

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  • 9 verily — Synonyms and related words: actually, assuredly, certainly, clearly, decidedly, demonstrably, factually, for a certainty, for real, forsooth, historically, in all conscience, in fact, in reality, in truth, in very sooth, indeed, indeedy,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 10 verily — [ verɪlɪ] (L) the police verilyied that she had an airtight alibi …

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  • 11 verily — I (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. in very truth, truly, certainly, unquestionably, undoubtedly, without question, in fact, beyond doubt; see also surely . II (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) adv. truly, in truth, certainly. III (Roget s Thesaurus II) adverb… …

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  • 12 verily — ver|i|ly [ˈverıli] adv biblical [Date: 1200 1300; Origin: very] a word used to emphasize a statement …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 13 verily — ver|i|ly [ verəli ] adverb an old word used for emphasizing that something is true …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 14 verily — truly; certainly; confidently Forthright s Forsoothery …

    Phrontistery dictionary

  • 15 verily — ver·i·ly || verÉ™lɪ adv. truly, surely (Archaic) …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 16 verily — livery …

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  • 17 verily — adverb archaic truly; certainly. Origin ME: from very + ly2, suggested by OFr. verrai(e)ment …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 18 verily — ad. 1. In a true manner, in truth, in fact, certainly, indeed. 2. Truly, really, absolutely, confidently, positively …

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  • 19 verily — adverb biblical really …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 20 verily — ver·i·ly …

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